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Chief of Party, South Sudan
Parvinder Singh currently serves as Chief of Party for South Sudan. He brings 26 years of managerial, advisory, programmatic and operational experience in electoral-related areas specializing in voter and civil registration.
IFES Recognized for Support to the Philippines
December 10, 2013
The Philippines Commission on Elections (COMELEC) recently recognized IFES for its contribution to the successful conduct of the 2013 Barangay elections.
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IFES President and CEO Testifies on Tunisia
December 04, 2013
Today, December 4, 2013, IFES President and CEO Bill Sweeney will take part in a hearing held by the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa.
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A Look at Mali's November 24, 2013 Elections
November 28, 2013
On Sunday, November 24, Mali held legislative elections, marking the second set of polls held in the country in 2013. IFES' team in Mali answers some questions about Election Day in November and what comes next.
High Turnout, Excitement around Honduras’ General Elections
November 27, 2013
General elections in Honduras, held on November 24, 2013, saw a high percentage of registered voters going to the polls. Luis Arturo Sobalvarro, IFES Chief of Party in Honduras, answers some questions on Election Day.
In Mauritania, Peaceful Elections despite Political Tensions
November 26, 2013
Mauritania held legislative and municipal elections on Saturday, November 23. Pierre Kadi Sossou, IFES Senior Electoral Operations Specialist in Mauritania, answers some questions about the poll and what it means for the African country.
Helping Implement Historic Elections: A Q&A with Jerome Leyraud
November 21, 2013
Jerome Leyraud spent over two years at IFES as Chief of Party in Sudan, helping the country implement two of the three elections stipulated in the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement. He talks to us about helping Sudan make history, best practices in election management and key elements of a valid election.
Lighting the Way: A Q&A with Sierra Leone’s First Female Electoral Commissioner
Christiana Thorpe, Chief Electoral Commissioner and Chairperson of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) of Sierra Leone, is a trailblazer in election management. As her tenure comes to an end, she speaks to IFES about her legacy and hopes for Sierra Leone.
IFES and the Indian Election Commission Partner for Global Impact
IFES has been working with the Election Commission of India to develop a curriculum for international courses and training modules offered by the commission’s recently-established Indian International Institute for Democracy and Election Management (IIIDEM).
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November 2013 Elections in Mali and Mauritania: Frequently Asked Questions
November 19, 2013
All eyes will be on western Africa for the first rounds of key legislative elections in Mauritania on November 23 and in Mali on November 24. IFES' FAQs shed light on these polls.
Elections in Nepal: November 19 Constituent Assembly Elections
November 14, 2013
On November 19, Nepalis will elect members to form a Constituent Assembly (CA), which will be charged with drafting a new constitution for the South Asian country. IFES' frequently asked questions (FAQs) Elections in Nepal: November 19 Constituent Assembly Elections shed light on the poll.
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