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International IDEA launches the 2019 Global State of Democracy

The 2019 International IDEA's report about the state of democracy is available !

 

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) published its report The Global state of Democracy 2019 report: Addressing the Ills, Reviving the Promise, available here. This report provides an analysis of the current state of democracy around the world so it can be use as a technical support for the global democracy debates. The report is elaborated mainly from the IDEA's on-the-ground experiences.


The report analysis six key global challenges to democracy: the crisis of representation of political parties and the rise of populism; patterns and conditions of democratic backsliding; the empowerment of civil society in a shrinking civic space; managing electoral processes in challenging environments; corruption and the role of money in politics; and the impact of information communications technologies on democracy.

 

This year report alarms about a global democracy landscape both alarming and hopeful, as many regions of the world know democratic crisis. Indeed, the reports illustrates a global tendency, that quality of democracy is globally declining but many countries are transitioning to democracy. However the report provides tools to understand and take actions to support democracy.

 

More information:

https://www.idea.int/publications/catalogue/global-state-of-democracy-2019

https://www.idea.int/our-work/what-we-do/global-state-democracy