The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) supports citizens’ right to participate in free and fair elections. Our independent expertise strengthens electoral systems and builds local capacity to deliver sustainable solutions.
As the global leader in democracy promotion, we advance good governance and democratic rights by:
Since 1987, IFES has worked in over 145 countries – from developing democracies, to mature democracies.
An Introduction to IFES
In this two-minute video, Bill Sweeney, IFES president and CEO, gives a quick overview of IFES and the work we do.
Watch An Introduction to IFES »
IFES in Translation