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International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)

Understanding gender equality issues in electoral processes and EMBs - Photo credit: Marius Opera on Unsplash.
Monday, May 23, 2022
Within the framework of cooperation between International IDEA and the Francophone network for competencies in elections (Réseau des compétences électorales francophone, RECEF), a report was published (in French) on “Equality between women and men...
Image credit: International IDEA supports a regional campaign on women political participation:  - International IDEA
Friday, March 11, 2022
International IDEA has made women's participation one of its main axes in improving the inclusiveness of electoral processes in the Arab region. To combat inequitable attitudes towards women in the effective exercise of their civic and political...
Saraswoti Nepali, ward member, Shiwalaya Rural Municipality, Karnali Provinc - International IDEA
Thursday, March 10, 2022
The 22 years old Saraswati Nepali is the mom of two kids and lives approximately five hours' drive (and five hours walk) away from the headquarter of Karnali Province, Surkhet—a place that paid the heaviest of prices in the 10 year-long armed...
From left to the right: David Fardo (Youth parliament - PJ); Sheila Manjate (Women Forum - FM); Osman Cossing (Institute for Multiparty Democracy - IMD); António Nhantumbo (Mozambican Association of PwD - ADEMO); Roda Mondlane (Friedrich-Erbert-Stiftung )
Monday, March 07, 2022
After a quarter of a century of democratic experience that followed another 25 years of a revolutionary process that put women’s emancipation at the centre of the revolutionary discourse, women in Mozambique still face social, economic and political...
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
The Network of Arab Women in Elections was launched Saturday in Tunis as part of a joint initiative involving the Arab Organisation for Electoral Management Bodies (ArabEMBs), the UNDP Regional Electoral Support Project and the International...
Friday, September 07, 2018
To further discuss the establishment of a gender electoral network in the Arab region, the Organization of Arab Electoral Management Bodies (Arab EMBs), the UNDP and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
By Marie Doucey International IDEA and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), with the support of the Swiss Confederation and USAID, organized two BRIDGE workshops in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on gender and elections and on media...
Monday, November 14, 2016
Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is working to promote the organization of credible and participatory elections in the Kingdom of Lesotho. Building on past election experiences, post-election reports and election observation recommendations,...
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Sixteen years ago the BRIDGE –Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections– project was initiated. This is a joint initiative between the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), the International...