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Monday, March 19, 2007
This report examines the political system in Jordan; identifies the obstacles and challenges facing women’s political empowerment; and determines the degree of prejudice in Jordanian society towards women's political empowerment. It covers three...
Thursday, March 15, 2007
This manual provides political party members with guidelines for building an effective media campaign. It discusses the importance of media campaigns as vehicles to communicate with citizens and to involve citizens in the work of the political party...
Tuesday, March 13, 2007
In January 2004, the UN Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and the Advancement of Women convened an expert group meeting in Glen Cove, New York. The expert group discussed and analyzed electoral processes in post-conflict countries and...
Tuesday, March 13, 2007
Despite the Philippines’ patriarchal institutions, narrow elite class, and repression of women, other social variables such as family ties, the Catholic Church, corruption, and gender symbolism have provided an opening for women to enter into the...
Monday, March 12, 2007
By providing an overview of the current situation of women in local governments in the Asia-Pacific region, this presentation identifies the factors that affect their involvement in local government; discusses the impact of women as transformative...
Monday, March 12, 2007
This NDI manual provides political candidates with techniques to use during press briefings and interviews. It offers tips on writing effective press releases and general guidelines for effective campaign communication.
Monday, March 12, 2007
This training manual provides political parties and candidates with step-by-step guidelines for developing an effective campaign plan. It covers topics such as conducting campaign research, targeting voters, developing a campaign message, and...
Monday, March 12, 2007
This document consists of two papers, "Electoral Operations, Human Rights and Public Confidence in a Democratic System" and "Electoral Campaigns and Pre-Election Issues: The 'Level Playing Field' and Genuine Elections." Both papers were presented at...
Monday, March 12, 2007
This paper highlights the importance of transparent elections and outlines the role of election monitoring in securing free and fair elections. It details aspects of the electoral process that must be addressed during monitoring and explains the...
Monday, March 12, 2007
This document contains two international agreements outlining standards for election observation, as agreed upon by a number of international organizations.
Monday, March 12, 2007
This manual addresses the ways that political parties and civic organizations can monitor and promote improvements to the voter registration process. It discusses issues that should be considered when approaching the voter registration process,...
Monday, March 12, 2007
This handbook presents an overview of how quick counts are conducted throughout the world. It provides background information on the quick count, which is a method for elections observations, and gives a step-by-step explanation of how to organize...
Friday, March 09, 2007
This training manual is designed to improve party outreach strategies and encourage direct voter contact. It covers four main topics: new approaches to voter contact, reporting back to voters, image building, and training a campaign team.
Thursday, March 08, 2007
This training manual provides guidelines for the planning of campaign building workshops. It is intended for trainers of women political candidates in Indonesia. It contains tips for conducting effective training workshops, sample agendas, and...
Thursday, March 08, 2007
This training manual is designed for trainers of women candidates running for office at the local and national levels of government in Uganda. It provides background information and guidelines for conducting training sessions on issues such as...
Thursday, March 08, 2007
This report presents an overview of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs' program to increase the number and effectiveness of Nepali women seeking to run in the 1997 local elections. It provides information on the candidate...
Thursday, March 08, 2007
This training manual provides women political candidates in Kenya with information and guidelines for building an effective campaign. It discusses topics such as message development, fundraising, budgeting, dealing with the media, public speaking,...
Thursday, March 08, 2007
This manual provides training tips and workshop techniques for political party trainers to train Nepali women candidates for local government. It covers the following topics: the party ticketing process, building the party identity, election codes...
Thursday, March 08, 2007
This manual is based on the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs' (NDI) "Women Can Win!" manual. It serves as a tool to motivate and train Nepali women candidates and representatives. It contains tips for campaigning and winning...
Thursday, March 08, 2007
This code of conduct, agreed upon by the political parties of Macedonia, sets forth rules and standards for ensuring free and fair parliamentary elections. It focuses particularly on regulations relating to rule of law and electoral conduct.
Wednesday, March 07, 2007
The project, “Legislative Advocacy for Women’s Rights,” aimed to facilitate Filipino women's full, informed participation in political life by increasing their presence in local elections and government, focusing primarily on the Cotabato Province...
Thursday, February 22, 2007
This plan of action represents the Inter-Parliamentary Union's (IPU) main intellectual input to the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995. It proposes steps to remedy women's low involvement in political life by covering four...
Thursday, February 22, 2007
This declaration was adopted by participants to Parliamentarians' Day, which was held by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) on the occasion of the Fourth World Conference on Women. It affirms the commitment of parliamentarians to follow up the IPU'...
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
The ACE Electoral Knowledge Network is your portal to the world of elections.The ACE network promotes credible, and transparent electoral processes with emphasis on sustainability, professionalism and trust in the electoral process. ACE offers a...
Monday, February 19, 2007
This paper is based on the experiences of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and its programme to provide support to women in parliaments of post-conflict countries. It focuses on the question of post election support and assesses the challenges...
Monday, February 19, 2007
This information kit was published on the occasion of the 49th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. It is composed of six data sheets on women's participation in politics over the past sixty years. The data sheets contain...
Monday, February 19, 2007
This information kit was published on the occasion of the 50th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. It is composed of six data sheets on women's participation in politics over the past sixty years. The data sheets contain...
Monday, February 19, 2007
The Parliaments on-Line (PARLINE database) has been developed by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and is regularly updated on the basis of official information provided by national parliaments. For all countries where a national legislature exists, the...
Monday, February 19, 2007
This website presents a chronology of women's suffrage in countries throughout the world.
Friday, February 16, 2007
The general objective of this study is to gather, systematise, analyse and disseminate in one single text, the main characteristics –both formal and actual– of political funding systems in the 18 countries it covered. Furthermore, it aims to find,...
Friday, February 16, 2007
This International IDEA handbook aims to increase knowledge about the law and practice of political finance around the world in order to encourage reflection on options for regulatory reform. It provides a general description and analysis of the...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
This first Regional Report on Voter Turnout is developed from the IDEA Global Voter Turnout database, which contains statistics from 170 countries for parliamentary and presidential elections since 1945 and is continually updated. The Report brings...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
This report provides an overview of worldwide voter turnout statistics between 1945-2002 for parliamentary and presidential elections. It is based on the International IDEA database of elections, and examines voter turnout trends since 1945. It also...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
This International IDEA handbook sets forth a universal code of conduct for the behavior of political parties and their supporters in an election process. It is based on the analysis and synthesis of existing codes and materials on this topic. The...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
This handbook sets out the basic legal components governing elections for the purpose of reviewing, drafting or amending electoral legislation. It aims to contribute to promoting uniformity, reliability, consistency, accuracy, and professionalism in...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
This handbook aims to achieve two things: to expand knowledge and illuminate political and public discussions; and to give designers of constitutions, political frameworks and electoral legislation the tools to make informed choices when designing...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
This UNDP report highlights the current status of women’s role in government in Thailand. It analyzes the reasons behind the slow progress to date, and proposes ways and means to overcome existing barriers to women in politics.
Thursday, February 15, 2007
This paper was prepared for the Expert Group Meeting on “Enhancing Women’s Participation in Electoral Process in Post-Conflict Countries." It analyzes the participation of Guatemalan women in the two elections which took place during the post-...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
The paper includes three brief case studies of the electoral processes in Yemen, Lebanon and Jordan. It attempts to assess how the electoral process in each of these countries was supportive, or not, of women’s participation. It also identifies the...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
This report illustrates the progress and new challenges the UNDP is facing in its day-to-day work on gender mainstreaming. It focuses particularly on the following advocacy areas: democratic governance, including parliamentary development, elections...

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