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Oct
12
2016
Commentary
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...
Oct
06
2016
News Article
Ulaanbaatar, or the “Red Hero” as it means in Mongolian, was the last stop for International IDEA’s Election Tech Tour of Asia 2016. Mongolia, which joined International IDEA in 2011, took the...
Sep
30
2016
Commentary
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.
Sep
30
2016
News Article
On September 30, an extension of the Memorandum of Understanding between International IDEA and the Myanmar Union Election Commission (UEC) was signed by His Excellency UEC Chairman U Hla Thein and...
Sep
29
2016
Press Release
ADDIS ABABA - As part of their ongoing efforts to support the consolidation of sustainable democracy in Africa, the African Union Commission (AUC), the International Organization of La Francophonie (...
Sep
28
2016
News Article
Philippine policy makers and civil society have interesting discussions ahead about the role of technology in elections. What are the needs? What needs to be done differently? What needs to be...
Sep
27
2016
News Article
In recent years technological advances have changed the basis of many activities. Banks around the world are closing offices and focusing their services on online applications. They know one thing...
Sep
27
2016
News Article
By Anna Brito Political parties are in crisis. Party membership and voter turnout are very much in decline around the world. The rise of social media has allowed citizen movements to become more...
Sep
27
2016
News Article
The low level of youth participation in political life is one of the biggest challenges facing representational democracy across the globe. In recent years, many countries have seen a sharp increase...
Sep
26
2016
News Article
Participant addressing the panel at forum, 01.09.2016, Manila, Philippines © UPCIDS
Sep
26
2016
Feature Story
Today 43 families are mourning in Mexico. In fact, the whole country is looking back at what happened exactly two years ago to the Ayotzinapa students.
Sep
21
2016
News Article
An Android-based app for quick reporting of possible election violations, e-voting through personal computers (in more than 500 village chief elections) and an interest from the President’s Executive...
Sep
21
2016
News Article
  Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Damage and Rehabilitation in the Philippines © Asian Development BankBy Helena Bjuremalm and Sarah Polek
Sep
19
2016
Press Release
ADDIS ABABA – Dans le cadre de leur partenariat pour la consolidation de la démocratie en Afrique, la Commission de l’Union africaine (CUA), l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) et...
Sep
19
2016
Press Release
Electronic voting, biometric registration and other information and communication technologies (ICTs) are increasingly used by electoral management bodies around the world. But do electronic voting...
Sep
15
2016
Press Release
YANGON—How can the democratic transition in Myanmar be consolidated and moved forward? During the International Democracy Day event in Yangon, organized on 15 September by Support to Electoral...
Sep
12
2016
Feature Story
Mission Impossible - Organized crime erodes the legitimacy of the state from the local population with global consequences. What can we do? 
Sep
10
2016
Press Release
STOCKHOLM—The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance is hosting a panel discussion on the crisis of political representation as it relates to political parties. 
Sep
05
2016
Press Release
Brussels - The European Endowment for Democracy (EED) and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) are hosting a high-level panel discussion on State-...
Sep
02
2016
News Article
From a national breakdown of targets to policy reform.