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Aug
31
2021
News Article
"As we are still learning about Covid and its changing nature, we need to ensure that policies and practices are flexible and responsive to support resilient elections and include a variety of...
Aug
25
2021
Press Release
International IDEA recognises that Tunisia has made great progress towards establishing itself as a legitimate member of the international community of democratic nations since 2011. The respect for...
Aug
18
2021
Press Release
International IDEA grieves for the recent violence in Afghanistan and the threats to democratic progress that the Taliban takeover represents. We urge for the protection and safeguarding of the most...
Aug
12
2021
News Article
The fourth webinar , held on 29 July 2021, answers the question: “What’s happening to democracy in Melanesia?
Aug
10
2021
News Article
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) hosted a side event on 15 July 2021; ‘Assessing Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Constitutions’, at the 14th ...
Aug
09
2021
Press Release
An Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released on Monday shows, with clear and overwhelming scientific evidence, that climate change is a looming, existential threat for our...
Aug
04
2021
News Article
In view of ongoing and recent contestations between the president and prime minister, and president and legislature in Tunisia and in Sri Lanka, International IDEA’s Constitution-Building Programme...
Aug
02
2021
News Article
Sudan is known for its harsh weather—especially during the summer in the period between May and July. This year the people of Sudan received a reminder about global warming when temperatures reached...
Jul
30
2021
News Article
On Wednesday 28 July, International IDEA’s Programme Officer in Chile and Southern Cone Countries, María Jaraquemada, participated in a public hearing at the Ethics Committee of the Chilean...
Jul
28
2021
News Article
International IDEA, in collaboration with Athens Democracy Forum, International Youth Think Tank and Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium, hosted the Almedalen Democracy Summit on 7 July 2021.
Jul
22
2021
News Article
On Monday, 12 July, members of the SDG16 Data Initiative— a collective project by a consortium of 17 organizations seeking to support tracking the global commitments made by more than 194 countries...
Jul
22
2021
News Article
Public participation has become a core element of modern constitution-building. The question for leaders charged with designing a constitution
Jul
21
2021
News Article
On July 4, the 155 representatives of the Chilean Constitutional Convention accepted the mandate that voters gave them in May. In that first session, the representatives also voted to select their...
Jul
08
2021
News Article
The third webinar of the Democratic Development in Melanesia Webinar Series was held on 24 June 2021 on electoral activism by civil society organisations using the experiences of Indonesia and the...
Jul
02
2021
Commentary
Across the world, election management bodies (EMBs) operate as bulwarks of the democratic process. By superintending electoral competition, EMBs uphold democratic values, influence political...
Jul
01
2021
News Article
Electoral management bodies (EMBs) around the world are currently faced with operational challenges and requirements for adaptations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. While many voters look towards...
Jun
30
2021
Commentary
Dr. Kevin Casas-Zamora is the Secretary-General of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), with over 25 years of experience in democratic governance as a researcher...
Jun
28
2021
Commentary
  Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the author. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests. Views expressed do not necessarily represent the...
Jun
23
2021
Press Release
Democracy is not just a type of regime; it is a human aspiration and the only type of government that allows us to pursue the type of lives we want to lead. It checks power, enables free speech, and...
Jun
23
2021
Commentary
Mongolia’s presidential elections were concluded on 9 June 2021 with the party in government, the Mongolian People’s Party, consolidating power further by taking the presidency with a landslide...