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Elections in Tunisia: October 26 Parliamentary Election

October 20, 2014

With conflict consuming the Middle East and North Africa, Tunisian citizens will head to the polls on October 26 to vote for their members of the Assembly of the Representatives of the People (ARP). Tunisia's relatively peaceful transition has been a bright spot in the Arab world and these elections will be closely watched, with important implications for democratic progress in the country.

All Election Management

Regulating Campaign Finance in Tunisia’s Historic Elections

October 16, 2014

Ahead of historic parliamentary and presidential elections in Tunisia, IFES has implemented trainings for judges of the Court of Accounts to increase their knowledge of the legal framework for regulating campaign finance. Through engaging training sessions utilizing international case studies, the participants examined and discussed ways to identify and address campaign finance violations.

All Electoral Integrity and Transparency

IFES Facilitates Training on Campaign Regulation for Tunisia’s Electoral Body

October 10, 2014

For three days in September, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) gathered together over 80 members of Tunisia’s election management body, the Independent High Authority for Elections or Instance Supérieure Indépendente pour les Élections (ISIE), and its regional offices, known as the Instances Régionales Indépendentes pour les Élections (IRIEs), for a comprehensive training on the control of election campaigns and campaign finance.

All Electoral Integrity and Transparency

IFES to Release Paper on Poltical Finance and Gender Equality

March 20, 2014

IFES’ upcoming white paper takes a look at the connection between gender equality and political finance.

Political Finance, All Electoral Integrity and Transparency, All Inclusion and Empowerment

Elections in Tunisia: 2014 Independent High Authority for Elections Selection

January 24, 2014

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) frequently asked questions (FAQs) Elections in Tunisia: 2014 Independent High Authority for Elections Selection discuss key elements of ISIE selection.

All Election Management

IFES Trains New Tunisia Court of Accounts Judges on Political Finance

January 02, 2014

In partnership with the Tunisia Court of Accounts, IFES recently trained 20 junior judges – some of whom will control the funding of future elections – on political finance. The three-day interactive training took place in Tunis, from November 27 to December 2, tackling political finance and its management.

Political Finance, All Electoral Integrity and Transparency

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.

All Election Management, All Electoral Integrity and Transparency, All Citizen Participation, All Inclusion and Empowerment

Pilot Program in Tunis Empowers Illiterate Voters

November 21, 2013

IFES oversaw the development of a kit, called a valise educative (educational briefcase), as part of a civic education pilot project for illiterate persons of voting age. 

Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations, All Inclusion and Empowerment