Podcast

14 Nov 2017

In this edition of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) “Dialogues on Democracy,” Editorial and Communications Manager Adam Gallagher and Senior Global Electoral Adviser and Ukraine Country Director Peter Erben discuss the role of technology in elections. Erben is one of few international experts ever called upon to direct national elections for other nations.

4 Aug 2017

In this edition of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems' (IFES) "Dialogues on Democracy," Editorial and Communications Manager Adam Gallagher speaks with IFES Haiti Chief of Party Alessandra Rossi.

13 Jun 2017

In this edition of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems' (IFES) "Dialogues on Democracy," IFES Editorial and Communications Manager Adam Gallagher speaks with IFES Vice President of Programs Michael Svetlik about the challenges facing democracy promotion, its role in U.S. foreign policy and and the inextricable connection between hard power and soft power.

13 Apr 2017

In this edition of the International Foundations for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) Dialogues on Democracy, Editorial and Communications Manager Adam Gallagher interviews IFES Board Director Peter McPherson , the current president of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. He was the administrator of the U.S.

8 Mar 2017

Women around the world are taking a stand to ensure their voices are heard, their rights are valued, and their leadership is felt. For 30 years the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) has worked to ensure all voices have access and are empowered to meaningfully take part in their country’s political process as candidates, voters, leaders, and activists.

9 Aug 2016

Since 2011, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), in partnership with universities throughout Georgia, has implemented a fully-accredited civic education course entitled Democracy & Citizenship.

1 Aug 2016

Julie Hughes currently serves as the International Foundation for Electoral Systems Chief of Party for the U.S. Agency for International Development's Kenya Electoral Assistance Program (KEAP).

13 Jun 2016

Dr. Andrew Reynolds is a Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. He is the director of the UNC LGBTQ Representation and Rights Research Initiative. His research and teaching focus on democratization, constitutional design, and electoral politics.

8 Mar 2016

Dr. Beata Martin-Rozumiłowicz is currently the Regional Director for Europe and Eurasia at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES). Previously, she headed the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODHIR) Election Department in Warsaw since 2011, serving as its Deputy from 2009 to 2011.

19 Jan 2016

Guatemalan citizens headed to the polls in September and October 2015 to elect a new President, Vice President, Congress and other state and municipal leaders. The general elections took place against a backdrop of high-level criminal cases and popular civic protests against corruption.