PRELIMINARY MONITORING RESULTS AS OF 1 PM
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) conducted an election monitoring mission today for the presidential election in Indonesia. The election monitoring mission focused only on aspects of accessibility for persons with disabilities.
The International Foundation for Electoral System (IFES) is deeply saddened by and laments the loss of former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker, who was also White House Chief of Staff during the Reagan administration and U.S. Ambassador to Japan. He served on our Board of Directors from 2005-2011.
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) is deeply saddened by the assassination of Libyan human rights lawyer and activist Salwa Bugaighis and strongly condemns this cowardly act of violence. We offer our condolences to her family and remember her dedication, commitment and ultimate sacrifice for women’s participation in the political process and equal rights in Libya.
Maria Corina Machado Recognized by IFES for Commitment to Freedom and Democracy
IFES’ Latest Survey Shows Petro Poroshenko as Clear Frontrunner in May 25 Presidential Election
The following is a statement by Bill Sweeney, President and CEO of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), regarding recent attacks on the headquarters and provincial offices of the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC):
Dr. Jørgen Elklit Receives Award for Excellence in Electoral Administration
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) is deeply saddened by the passing of Senior Disability Rights Adviser Yusdiana (“Diana”) of Indonesia. She died of complications after surgery in Jakarta on December 28. Our sincerest thoughts are with her family and the disability community.