Working to support democracy worldwide

Värd: Yukihiko Hamada & Armend Bekaj, International IDEA (Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance)


11.00-11.15: Brief introduction to International IDEA mission and operations by Yuki.
11.15-11.50: Presentation of the GSoD (Global State of Democracy) by Armend & Yuki.
11.50-12.30: Q&A, followed by a short mention of International IDEA´s knowledge products by Tahseen Zayouna.

Om International IDEA (

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. […] Membership in International IDEA is open to governments which demonstrate, by example in their own state, their commitment to the rule of law, human rights, the basic principles of democratic pluralism and strengthening democracy. […]

Our mission: We advance democracy worldwide, as a universal human aspiration and an enabler of sustainable development, through support to the building, strengthening and safeguarding of democratic political institutions and processes at all levels.

Om the Global State of Democracy:

Om Yukihiko Hamada (

Yukihiko Hamada is Senior Programme Officer in the Political Participation and Representation Programme. His research and work focuses on money in politics, anti-corruption and integrity-enhanced political system. In particular, he leads the development of International IDEA’s Political Finance Database as well as manages projects to increase transparency in political finance through digital means and encourage the use of public funding to promote gender equality in politics.

Om Armend Bekaj (

Armend Bekaj is the Senior Programme Officer for the Democracy Assessment and Political Analysis Unit. He was part of the writing team for International IDEA’s signature publication, "The Global State of Democracy". In addition, his portfolio includes examining the impact of migration waves on democratic institutions and processes.   

Global arena - program höstterminen 2018.

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