Charles T. Manatt Democracy Awards and Joe C. Baxter Award

Monday, October 2
Four Seasons Hotel, Washington, D.C.

What’s Going on at IFES?

MoU Strengthens Collaboration with Mexico’s National Electoral Institute featured image

To further strengthen its collaboration with the National Electoral Institute (Instituto Nacional Electoral [INE]), IFES has renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Mexican electoral body.

2017 Election in Kenya: President and CEO Diary featured image

IFES President and CEO Bill Sweeney traveled to Kenya for the 2017 general elections. Through this feature, he shares his experiences from Kenya during this critical election.

IFES Announces International Recipients of 2017 Democracy Award and Baxter Award featured image

IFES will honor His Excellency Luis Almagro, secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS) with its 2017 Charles T. Manatt Democracy Award and Tamar Zhvania, chairwoman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia, with its 2017 Joe C. Baxter Award.

IFES@30: 30 Years Advancing Good Governance and Democratic Rights

Future Leaders' Club, Afghanistan featured image

In this video interview, two former participants, Sheela Shams and Nassiba Hussaini, describe the training courses in leadership skills, good governance, public speaking, advocacy, and women's issues.

Election Administrator and 2012 Joe C. Baxter Award Recipient featured image

Christian Monsod, the former Chairman of the Philippine Commission on Elections (COMELEC), is a pioneering figure in election administration. He reshaped electoral administration in the Philippines, focusing on building transparent processes and ensuring greater participation of traditionally marginalized populations.

Women’s Rights Advocate featured image

IFES invited Kodjo to Washington during the 2014 U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit to take part in related events and had the opportunity to ask her about her work and the state of women’s rights in Côte d’Ivoire.