Press Release

24 May 2003

Against a backdrop of troubled Presidential elections in February and March of this year, and the more recent National Assembly elections on May 25, 2003, a small Armenian NGO shined its light on the electoral process, acting as a reminder that democracy’s work is not complete until all citizens can exercise their universal right to vote.

13 Mar 2003

Press Release

Salvadorans with Disabilities to Document Accessibility to Electoral Process

Washington, DC – March 14, 2003 – Will citizens with disabilities be able to participate on full and equal terms in the Legislative and Municipal elections being held on March 16 in El Salvador?

14 Jan 2003

European Parliament Recognizes IFES Leadership on Electoral Access for Disabled

17 Sep 2002

Stockholm, September 17th 2002 -- Disability rights experts and activists, senior election administration officials and international parliamentarians from more than 24 countries met in Sigtuna, Sweden on 14-17th September to draft a global 'Bill of Electoral Rights for People with Disabilities' - the outcome of a first ever effort to bring together concerned parties as e

28 Feb 2002

Ballot Guide Developed for Blind Voters in Ghana

3 Jan 2002
Finnish Grant Awarded to IFES' Disability Project
12 Nov 2001
Intellectually Disabled Individuals Observe Nicaraguan National Elections

Adults with intellectual disabilities served as election observers in Nicaragua's recent national elections, possibly for the first time globally.

25 Dec 2000
Citizens With Disabilities Observe Ghana's National Elections
Individuals with visual, hearing and mobility impairments visit more than 300 voting stations in 4 regions