On October 1, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) celebrated its fifth annual Charles T. Manatt Democracy Awards with a gala dinner and ceremony at the Washington, D.C. Marriott at Metro Center.
On September 23, 2014, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) hosted a conversation between IFES President and CEO Bill Sweeney and the former Chief Election Commissioner of the Election Commission of India (ECI), S.Y. Quraishi.
Here at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), our diverse staff work in many ways to advance good governance and democratic rights around the world and engage in everything from hosting events, managing finance and even cleaning offices!
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and the Organization of American States (OAS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on September 8 to further cooperation on electoral observation systems.
Since 2009, IFES has hosted an annual contest to showcase amateur and professional photography of democratic processes from around the globe.
This gallery features the winners of the IFES Photography Contest of past years (2011-2013). Each photo was chosen by a distinguished panel of judges.
On April 9th, the world's fourth most populous nation held its fourth legislative elections since returning to democracy in 1999.