Elections in Kenya: 2017 General Elections
What’s Going on at IFES?
On July 5, 2017, the IFES KEAP project officially launched the #BetterThanThis campaign, which comes from the insistence that we can do better than the current state of violence against women in Kenya’s electoral process.
IFES is supporting the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) in deploying a dynamic youth outreach strategy as part of the “Kenya Electoral Assistance Program” (KEAP), targeting youth voters ahead of the 2017 general Elections.
On July 22, Timorese citizens will vote to elect members of the National Parliament, who serve five-year terms.
IFES@30: 30 Years Advancing Good Governance and Democratic Rights
Developed by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development and in cooperation with local universities, professors, experts and government officials, “Democracy and Citizenship” is designed to strengthen students’ understanding of governance;
In this video interview recorded on 2016, IFES President and CEO Bill Sweeney, IRI President Ambassador Mark Green, and NDI President Kenneth Wollack discuss how CEPPS implements innovative programming to promote positive democratic change.
IFES awarded Professor Jega with its 2015 Charles T. Manatt Democracy Award to honor his unwavering commitment to protecting and promoting Nigerians’ right to have vote and a voice.