International IDEA trains future leaders of civic education in Myanmar

In order to ensure that young people are given the knowledge needed to participate in their democratic surroundings from an early age, International IDEA and its two national partners, Scholar Institute and Paññā Institute, are working on the development and implementation of a civic education curriculum geared towards students from ages 13-16 through the EU funded STEP Democracy programme. Image

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International IDEA’s Constitution Academy in Myanmar inspires perseverance

After the success of the first Constitution Academy in 2018, International IDEAMyanmar held its second Constitution Academy last month. The programme took place in Pyin Oo Lwin from 27 May to 4 June 2019. Naw Janet, International IDEA’s Associate Programme Officer for MyConstitution, explained “the ultimate goal of the MyConstitution programme is to promote a home-grown, well-informed and inclusive constitutional

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Jóvenes bolivianos presentan agenda de propuestas de políticas públicas a organizaciones políticas que participarán en las Elecciones de octubre de 2019.

En 2017 y 2018, IDEA Internacional impulsó, con el apoyo de la Embajada de Suecia, un proceso de articulación de diversas organizaciones juveniles de Bolivia para la elaboración de una Agenda de Propuestas de Políticas Públicas (APPP), un conjunto de planteamientos relacionados con las grandes problemáticas nacionales, sustentada en las visiones de las generaciones más jóvenes. This article is available

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Bolivian youth prepare to present their agenda of proposals for public politics with greater role

International IDEA published the Agenda of Proposals for Public Politics (APPP) in 2018, a vision for national development in Bolivia guided by the issues that challenge and motivate the younger generations. The Agenda was crafted with the support of over 200 youth organizations across the country, and it contains 42 proposals. Este artículo está disponible enEspañol. These proposals urge the

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Sudan: a chance for the AU to refine support for countries in crisis

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) hassuspendedSudan from all the organisation’s activities “until the effective establishment of a civilian-led Transitional Authority”. It also threatened to impose punitive measures on individuals and entities obstructing the establishment of a civilian-led transitional authority. The AU has given the Sudan Transitional Military Council, which orchestrated the overthrow of Omar al-Bashir

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Popular protests pose a conundrum for the AU’s opposition to coups

Disclaimer:Views expressedin this commentaryare those of thestaff member.This commentaryis independent ofspecific national orpolitical interests.Views expresseddo not necessarilyrepresent theinstitutional position ofInternational IDEA, itsBoard of Advisers orits Council of MemberStates. Sudan’s President Omar al Bashir was overthrown in April following months of incessant countrywide protests. Less than two weeks earlier, protesters forced Algeria’s long-time President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down.The ultimate push

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