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Nov
09
2016
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Oct
12
2016
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Colombia tiene una historia marcada por grandes batallas, innumerables aflicciones y por el estridente deseo del pueblo colombiano por lograr una paz estable y duradera. Es lamentable ser testigo de...
Sep
30
2016
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The digitalization of all aspects of our lives has contributed to dramatically change the context for inter-personal and political communication, agenda-setting and policymaking.
Jul
28
2016
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In anticipation of Thailand’s referendum on its draft Constitution, I had a conversation with two constitutional experts, Prof Tom Ginsburg and Mr Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang, about its process and...
Jul
18
2016
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Since the general elections in Tonga on 27 November 2014, two Peoples’ Representatives in the 26-seat Parliament, comprising of 17 Peoples’ Representatives and 9 Nobles Representatives, have been...
Jun
27
2016
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The people of the United Kingdom have spoken. In many ways, and for years to come, Brexit will have a profound impact on the United Kingdom, European Union (EU) and the world.
May
30
2016
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International IDEA has been working on the negative influence of money in political processes for over 15 years. Because I see this phenomenon as one of the major threats to democracy, I decided—when...
Mar
22
2016
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Our heartfelt condolences go to the families who lost their loved ones in the terrorist attacks in Brussels on 22 March 2016. Our thoughts are with them and we stand together with Belgium and its...
Mar
08
2016
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One of the key issues on which there has emerged a broad consensus in contemporary African politics is the need for the fuller participation of women in public affairs and their greater...
Mar
08
2016
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International IDEA is pleased to join the rest of the world in celebrating International Women's Day 2016.
Mar
08
2016
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“We need a change in our political culture and tradition if we want to attract more women candidates to run for elections,” Democratic Party MP Shuhei Kishimoto said recently. Why are women so...
Mar
04
2016
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Evo Morales suffered a historical defeat in the referendum held last February. He was seeking the support of the citizens for passing a constitutional reform that would have enabled him to run again...
Mar
01
2016
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Evo Morales ha sufrido una derrota histórica en el referendo del pasado 21 de febrero en el que buscaba el apoyo ciudadano para aprobar una reforma constitucional que le permitiese volver a...
Dec
16
2015
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I am pleased to present another edition of International IDEA’s newsletter. As the year draws to a close, I would like to highlight some of 2015’s key events.
Nov
14
2015
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Our heartfelt condolences go to the families who lost their loved ones in the terrorist attacks in Beirut on 12 November and in Paris on 13 November. We are together with them in their mourning....
Jul
29
2015
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Much is at stake in the Venezuelan legislative elections. After months of uncertainty, and amidst intense domestic and international pressures, in late June the National Election Board (CNE: Consejo...
Jul
28
2015
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Hay mucho en juego en las elecciones legislativas venezolanas. Tras meses de incertidumbre, y en medio de intensas presiones internas e internacionales, a finales de junio el Consejo Nacional...
Jun
30
2015
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El próximo 25 de octubre, Argentina celebrará elecciones presidenciales y legislativas de las que saldrá el sucesor de la presidenta Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) y una reconfiguración del...
Jun
30
2015
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El próximo 25 de octubre, Argentina celebrará elecciones presidenciales y legislativas de las que saldrá el sucesor de la presidenta Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) y una reconfiguración del...
Mar
08
2015
Commentary
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) is pleased to join you in the commemoration of the  International Women's Day.