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IFES and the Indian Election Commission Partner for Global Impact

November 21, 2013

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).

Institutional Development, All Election Management

IFES Alumni Goes Back to School, Looks to Level the Global Playing Field

October 16, 2013

Alexandra Matthews, a graduate student at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, tells us what she learned about empowering the vulnerable while at IFES, and how this work inspired her studies.

Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations, All Inclusion and Empowerment

Spring 2014 Book Preview: A New Dawn Breaks

October 16, 2013

By showcasing individual stories, this upcoming publication by IFES Deputy Director for Asia Vasu Mohan and Dr. Suraiya Tabassum, former lead specialist of IFES' Muslim Women's Initiative (MWI), investigates the marginalization of Muslim women in India.

Women's Empowerment, Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations, All Inclusion and Empowerment

Chief Election Commissioner of India and IFES CEO Reaffirm Cooperation

July 23, 2013

Chief Election Commissioner of India V.S. Sampath and IFES President and CEO Bill Sweeney met in Washington, D.C. on Monday to discuss the continuing working relationship between the two institutions.

Institutional Development, All Election Management

Confusing Apathy With Acceptance

January 08, 2013

In this post, Smitha S.S.—co-founder of Tejas, a self-advocacy group for women with disabilities and a fellow organization working for gender equality—sheds light on the importance of promoting gender equality at the legal and social level to put an end to these egregious violations of women’s rights. 

Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities, Women's Empowerment, All Inclusion and Empowerment

Empowering Underrepresented Populations

October 18, 2012

In this podcast, Vasu Mohan, IFES deputy director for Asia, and Alan Wall, country director in Nepal tell us about IFES' work to empower underrepresented populations.

Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations, All Inclusion and Empowerment

Elections for All: Empowering the Underrepresented

October 17, 2012

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights guarantees all individuals the freedom to partake in their nation’s government and political processes, including elections. Yet, many individuals around the world face barriers to full participation due to social, ethnic and economic inequalities. IFES’ programs empower these underrepresented populations to participate in political life in a variety of ways. This photo gallery provides some examples of our work in this area.

Women's Empowerment, All Inclusion and Empowerment

Democracy for All: Empowering Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations

October 02, 2012

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights guarantees the right of all individuals to take part in their nation’s government and political processes, including elections TEST.

IFES, Indian Election Commission Sign Agreement for Increased Global Collaboration

May 17, 2012

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and the Election Commission of India (ECI) today signed a memorandum of understanding deepening the organizations’ partnership in promoting democratic processes and good governance around the world.

Redefining Progress in India

May 02, 2012

Vasu Mohan, IFES deputy director for Europe and Asia, participated in the George Mason University Center for Global Studies’ day-long conference on Charting an Alternative Imaginary: Re-thinking “Progress” for a Globalizing India.

Women's Empowerment, All Inclusion and Empowerment