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Overcoming Youth Vulnerabilities to Far-Right Narratives

This brief “discusses the opportunities that strategic communication brings as a tool to counteracting violent narratives and achieving resilience among youth and puts forward a number of lessons learned through the implementation of the Find Another Way communications campaign” (Center for the Study of Democracy, 2021).

11 June 2021
Center for the Study of Democracy
Center for the Study of Democracy
Brief

Kremlin’s Anti-Democratic Messaging and Disinformation in Europe

"The continuing rule of law problems and democratic backsliding, the rise of domestic populism and extremism, disruptive social media and technological developments, and authoritarian-state-driven influence operations have undermined democratic governance on the continent. An effective...response to Russian (and other authoritarian-state) disinformation would require an integrated, multi-stakeholder approach based on cooperation among policy-makers, civil society, and European/international institutional actors" (Center for the Study of Democracy, 2021).

18 May 2021
Center for the Study of Democracy
Brief

Taking Stock Of Regional Democratic Trends In Europe Before And During The Covid-19 Pandemic

This GSoD In Focus aims at providing a brief overview of the state of democracy in Europe at the end of 2019, prior to the outbreak of the pandemic, and then assesses some of the preliminary impacts that the pandemic has had on democracy in the region from March 2020 to February 2021 (IDEA, 2021).

4 February 2021
IDEA
Brief

Τaking Stock Of Regional Democratic Trends In Asia And The Pacific Before And During The Covid-19 Pandemic

This GSoD In Focus Special Brief provides an overview of the state of democracy in Asia and the Pacific at the end of 2019, prior to the outbreak of the pandemic, and assesses some of the preliminary impacts that the pandemic has had on democracy in the region in 2020. (IDEA, 2020).

22 December 2020
IDEA
Brief

Taking Stock Of Global Democratic Trends Before And During The Covid-19 Pandemic

“This brief is a preliminary reflection... into the debate on the impact of COVID-19 on democracy globally, 10 months into the pandemic.” It identifies “potential new avenues of research” and pinpoints “key issues for policymaking” while offering “policymakers and civil society organizations...an open invitation to provide their own suggestions” (IDEA, 2020).

9 December 2020
IDEA
Brief

Digital Cooperation for a Better Global Future

This report discusses “three main areas where international agreement and transnational initiatives could make important difference...data for forecasting and accountability, AI and digital transaction auditing and standards enforcement, and governance for digital platforms” (Club de Madrid, 2020).

11 October 2020
Club de Madrid
Brief

Elevating Women Peacebuilders amidst Covid-19

This brief examines womens’ role in peacebuilding and the Women, Peace, and Security agenda highlighting how the participation of women in peace processes is essential to the durability and quality of post-conflict peace in the context of Covid-19 and womens’ leadership during the pandemic" (Yayboke and Abdullah, 2020).

11 August 2020
Erol Yayboke, Hareem F. Abdullah
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Brief

The Potential Impact Of The Covid-19 Pandemic On Political Finance Systems: Insights From Recent Public Funding Reforms

This Technical Paper analyses case studies of past public funding reforms and provides practical insights for states considering reform during and in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. (IDEA, 2020)

16 June 2020
IDEA
Brief

Parliaments And Crisis: Challenges And Innovations

Firstly, this Primer looks at how parliaments ensured that emergency measures consider the needs of every citizen, and also that any emergency government powers were limited in time and scope, and subject to parliamentary oversight. Second, the Primer examines how parliaments implemented virtual innovative solutions. In closing, it explores how parliaments can improve crisis and disaster planning. (Murphy, 2020).

11 May 2020
Jonathan Murphy
IDEA
Brief

Protecting Ethnic Minorities Within Minorities

This Constitution Brief surveys comparative constitutional practice for different mechanisms and approaches relating to the minorities within minorities challenge. In other words, this brief refers to the protection of minorities within constituent units/states/regions and doesn’t cover the protection of minorities in general. (Bisarya, 2020).

20 March 2020
Sumit Bisarya
IDEA
Brief
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