Discussion Papers

A collection of International IDEA discussion papers:




Jul
21
2016
Lessons from the Arab Awakening (Discussion paper)


















Jun
17
2015
Interim Constitutions in Post-Conflict Settings (Discussion paper)









Jun
15
2014
A Strong Norm for Democratic Governance in Africa (Discussion paper)


Feb
19
2014
Addressing Youth Absenteeism in European Countries (Discussion paper)

Aug
15
2013
Programmatic Parties (Discussion paper)































Nov
01
2011
It's the People's Ownership (Discussion paper)





May
25
2010
Electoral System and Quotas in Nepal (Discussion paper)


Dec
01
2009
Illicit Political Finance and State Capture (Discussion paper)

Nov
15
2009
Regenerating the State in the Arab World: The Role Of the European Union in Democracy Building (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Perceptions of the EU’s Approach to Democracy Building in Africa (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The Role of the State and Democracy Building in the Arab World (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
EU Policy Discourse: Democracy, Governance and Human Rights (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
An Unrecognized Global Authority: Asian Views of the EU’s Development and Humanitarian Role (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The Policies of the European Union on the Gender Aspects of Democracy Building in South East Asia (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Twenty Years of Western Democracy Assistance in Central and Eastern Europe (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The Pakistani Diaspora in Europe and Its Impact on Democracy Building in Pakistan (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)


Nov
15
2009
Perceptions from Egypt and Palestine on the EU’s Role and Impact on Democracy Building in the Middle East (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Perceptions of the Effects of European Union Electoral Assistance on Democracy Building in Southern Africa (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The Impact of EU Migration Policy in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The European Union and the Pan-African Parliament: Adding Value to the Partnership (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
EU Trade Policy and Democracy Building in South Asia (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The European Union’s Electoral Assistance: Perceptions of African Democracy Building (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
NEPAD’s Contribution to Democracy and Good Governance in Africa (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)


Nov
15
2009
Potential Avenues for Democracy Building in ASEAN–EU Cooperation (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The ASEAN-EU Free Trade Agreement: Implications for Democracy Promotion in the ASEAN Region (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)


Nov
15
2009
Updating the European Union’s Policies Towards Islamist Parties and Radical Actors (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The European Union’s Role in Democracy Building in Nepal (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The Human Rights Body: A Test for Democracy Building in ASEAN (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Organized Crime in West Africa: Options for EU Engagement (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Democracy in South Asia (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Latin American Electoral Assistance and Democratization (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Prospects for Democratic Development in South Asia and the European Union’s role in Democracy Building (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Africa and the EU: Perspectives and Prospects (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The EU and Democracy Building in Pakistan (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Effects of EU activities and cooperation with Mercosur on regional democracy building (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Quality of Democracy and Parliamentary Reform in Latin America: How Europe Can Help (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The European Union and Islam: Democracy Promotion in Bahrain and the Arab World (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Human Rights Defenders and Democracy Building: An Asian Perspective (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)


Nov
15
2009
Migration and Democracy: Issues for Latin America and Europe at a time of Global Recession (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
New Challenges for Democratic Consolidation in Latin America: the Role of the State (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The EU’s Policy on Promoting Democracy in the Arab World (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Social Cohesion and Democracy (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The European Union as a Partner in Promoting Democracy in Bangladesh (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Europe’s Cuba Problem: The Limits of Constructive Engagement (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Democracy Building in ASEAN: A Case for EU Subregional Engagement (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)


Nov
15
2009
Developing Democracy: Shared Experiences and EU Intentions (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
Europe’s Own Narrative and the Effort to Spread Democratization Globally (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)


Nov
15
2009
Perspectives on the Role of the EU: A Study of Asian Stakeholders` Opinions from Six countries (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The EU, the Global Financial Crisis and its Impact on Democracy Building in Africa (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Nov
15
2009
The Impact of the European Union´s Policies on the Role of the State in Democracy Building in the Arab World (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Oct
23
2009
The European Union, South Asia and Democracy in Development: Dialogue and Partnership (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Oct
23
2009
Efforts by the European Union to promote Democratic Governance in the Arab World (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Oct
23
2009
A New Thematic Emphasis for the EU’s Contributions to the Development of Democracy in Latin America (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Oct
23
2009
The EU and China: Prospects for Partnerships in Democracy Building in Africa (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Oct
23
2009
The European Union and Democracy Building in South Asia (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)



Oct
23
2009
European Union Policy Integration and Democracy Building in Africa: Is there Hope for the Future? (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Oct
23
2009
The European Union, the Fight Against Terrorism and its Impact on Democracy Building in Africa (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)


Oct
23
2009
The New Democratic Wave and Regional Cooperation in South Asia (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)


Oct
23
2009
Democracy Building in South East Asia: The ASEAN Security Community and Options for the European Union (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)


Oct
23
2009
Inter-regional Cooperation in Democracy Building: Prospects for Enhanced ASEAN-EU Engagement (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Oct
23
2009
Democracy Building in Latin America and the Caribbean: Can the European Union Contribute? (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Oct
23
2009
The EU, the African Diaspora in Europe, and its Impact on Democracy Building in Africa (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)

Oct
23
2009
Concepts Matter: Delineating Democracy, Governance and Human Rights (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)


Oct
23
2009
Liberal or Social Democracy? Aspects of the EU’s Democracy Promotion Agenda in the Middle East (Discussion paper on the EU's role in democracy building)




Jan
01
2009
Participation in Constitution Making (Discussion paper)



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