Governments must roll back emergency legislation

Governments must roll back emergency legislation

The corona-pandemic have impacted on the global state of democracy. We are still to see the long-term impacts but on the short-term many countries have put emergency legislation in place. Also in the countries that DIPD and its partners are working. DIPD spotlighted the status and threats to democracy recently with with V-DEM – the […]

Upcoming Myanmar elections spotlights Facebook advertising

Upcoming Myanmar elections spotlights Facebook advertising

Towards more Transparency: Facebook shares with Bago Elections Sub-Commission its latest Political Ad Transparency Tools. By Simone Arevad, DIPD Myanmar Social media has become an inevitable part of our lives. It helps us connect with people; our friends and family as well as politicians and voters. It keeps us informed in most of the time […]

Demokrati ind i EU’s ny corona-budget

Demokrati ind i EU’s ny corona-budget

Pressemeddelelse: Tilbageslag for demokratier verden over er desværre en af følgerne af covid-19. Derfor opfordrer vi i en pressemeddelelse sammen med vores europæiske søsterorganisationer i European Partnership for Democracy til, at EU styrker støtten til demokrati i et nyt budget.

Warning call: Safeguard democracy in times of the corona-virus

Warning call: Safeguard democracy in times of the corona-virus

Democratic principles in a time of crisis The following text is a joint statement of DIPD and its partners within The European Partnership for Democracy (EPD). The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic requires crisis management by governments around the world. In these exceptional circumstances, lives will depend on rapid and effective government action. At the same time, […]

Online-debate: Strongmen & democracy

Online-debate: Strongmen & democracy

Strongmen & democracy – in the time of the corona-pandemic A majority of countries are today ruled by authoritarian governments, yet pro-democratic protests are on the rise, according to The Democracy Report 2020: Autocratization Surges, Resistance Grows. Will the Covid-19 accelerate this global trend? Join the online-debate with the director behind the report from Varieties […]

Outcome Harvesting: DIPD’s new method for evaluation

Outcome Harvesting: DIPD’s new method for evaluation

DIPD project advisor Bo Karlsen in this essay writes about the monitoring & evaluation approach called  ‘Outcome Harvesting’. DIPD has recently started using this method to assess the actual changes resulting from the work to support democracy.   People are sitting in small groups in emotional discussions, posters with post-its are hanging on the walls […]

DIPD statement on the COVID-19 pandemic

DIPD statement on the COVID-19 pandemic

DIPD is an international organization working to support democratization and democratic political parties around the world. As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves globally, it is our highest priority to support and protect our staff and our partners. Following the recommendations of the Danish health authorities and the government of Denmark, DIPD is taking extensive action in […]

Press release: Important aspects of democracy on the decline in Denmark

Press release: Important aspects of democracy on the decline in Denmark

  Important aspects of democracy on the decline in Denmark, says International IDEA – stakeholders to discuss state of democracy Democratic values like gender equality, religious freedom and an effective Parliament is on the decline in Denmark, a recent survey shows. Now, experts and politicians meet to debate Danish democracy and worldwide democracy support. COPENHAGEN […]