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Jun
02
2016
Feature Story
On 15 May the Dominican Republic held its most complex elections since 1994. On this occasion, not only were the president and vice president elected, but also all the members of the lower house, the...
May
31
2016
News Article
On 12 May, the Office of International IDEA to the European Union inaugurated its new office premises in the presence of Secretary-General Yves Leterme and Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister...
May
31
2016
News Article
While the billions of dollars raised for this November’s US Presidential elections are making global headlines, similar problems on the other side of the Atlantic go much more unnoticed. The role of...
May
30
2016
Commentary
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...
May
30
2016
News Article
The Office of International IDEA to the European Union (EUO) in Brussels launched French and Dutch versions of Democratic transitions: Conversations with world leaders at two separate events. A more...
May
26
2016
Press Release
International IDEA and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have co-organized the second installment in the Margaret Vogt Memorial Lecture series to happen today, 26 May 2016, at UN...
May
25
2016
Press Release
International IDEA’s Permanent Observer office to the United Nations (UN) will launch today the English version of The Quality of Democracies in Latin America. Lead writer Leonardo Morlino and...
May
25
2016
Feature Story
The challenge of democracy and rule of law is to convey the complexity of the current turbulence and positive potential within both concepts, said Thomas Carothers of the Carnegie Endowment for...
May
24
2016
Press Release
International IDEA and the South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law (SAIFAC), are hosting a two-day conference with a focus on evaluating the...
May
20
2016
Feature Story
Campaign finance is a key issue for the quality of a democracy. The inescapable fact is that while democracy has no price, it does have an operating cost. The use of economic resources is an...
May
16
2016
News Article
International IDEA and the Electoral Integrity Project are delighted to announce the 2016 EIP/International IDEA graduate student essay prize winner – Kirill Kalinin (University of Michigan).
May
16
2016
News Article
From 17–21 May, commissioners and senior staff of the National Independent Electoral Commission of Madagascar (CENI) will meet up in Antananarivo for a five-day BRIDGE workshop on strategic planning...
May
13
2016
News Article
La VIII Conferencia sobre Justicia Electoral, “La Judicialización de la Política, Democracia Interna de los Partidos e Integridad del Proceso Electoral” se llevó a cabo en Manaos, Brasil, entre el 28...
May
13
2016
News Article
The VIII Conference on Electoral Justice, “The Judicialization of Politics, Internal Democracy of Political Parties and the Integrity of the Electoral Process”, was carried out in Manaus, Brazil,...
May
11
2016
News Article
International IDEA’s New York office will hold an event today on better coordination of partnerships between regional organizations and civil society in enhancing United Nations (UN) work on peace...
May
09
2016
Feature Story
Election campaign filled with propaganda and heated debates is nothing to the Philippines, a country that enjoys relative success of sustained democracy since ending the authoritarian rule 30 years...
May
09
2016
Feature Story
Election campaign filled with propaganda and heated debates is nothing to the Philippines, a country that enjoys relative success of sustained democracy since ending the authoritarian rule 30 years...
May
09
2016
News Article
Starting today, staff of the Independent Electoral Commission of Lesotho (IEC) will meet up in Maseru for a five-day BRIDGE workshop on strategic planning. The workshop takes place in the context of...
Apr
29
2016
News Article
As the second run of presidential elections draw near, International IDEA and RPP Group News will be launching the next stage of the Electoral GPS tool. The software evaluates the degree of affinity...
Apr
27
2016
Feature Story
Dr. Daniel Zovatto, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, International IDEA On 10 April, for the first time in modern history, Peru held its fourth consecutive democratic election...