After the Arab Spring: Challenges for Credible Elections

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7 Dec 2011

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After the Arab Spring: Challenges for Credible Elections

 

As citizens of the Middle East and North Africa demand democratic reform through the ballot, it is important to understand the steps that must be taken to conduct elections that reflect the will of the people. Speakers on this panel discuss the challenges Arab Spring countries face in holding free and fair elections and ensuring an effective transition to democracy.

 

Featured Speakers

Staffan Darnolf, IFES Senior Elections Advisor, Libya; Joshua Hersh, Foreign Policy Correspondent, Huffington Post; Nicolas Kaczorowski, IFES Country Director, Tunisia; Fida Nasrallah, IFES Deputy Country Director, Egypt. Moderated by Richard Chambers, IFES Country Director, Lebanon