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Asia and the Pacific

The Asia and the Pacific region is a fast growing centre for world political and economic attention. Alongside the growing influence and economic strength of China, the region contains a hugely diverse range of societies. Long established democracies or countries in democratic transition are joined by countries where any road to functioning democracy and rule of law appears long and difficult.

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Over the years, International IDEA has been involved in several countries in the region, and currently has a substantive country programme in Nepal. In 2009, IDEA decided to take a broader view across the region and launched a new programme marking a consolidation of IDEA’s work throughout Asia and the Pacific. Read more

Conversations on Democracy: Mr. Andrew EllisIn the interview series Conversations on Democracy, International IDEA talks with people committed to democracy. Mr Andrew Ellis, Acting Director of International IDEA’s Asia and The Pacific Programme, shares his views and experiences.

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