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Libya has since been undergoing a democratic transition since protests erupted in February 2011, and the legal framework for elections has been extremely fragmented throughout the transitional period. An analysis from IFES considers the foundations for future elections and what can be done to strengthen the legal framework on which Libyan democracy rests.

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IFES acknowledges the Central Electoral Board's decision to suspend the municipal elections in the Dominican Republic and encourages all efforts to protect the integrity of the elections through a timely investigation.

Advocates and journalists engage in mock interviews to practice inclusive media skills as part of IFES’ MEDIA training.

Last month, IFES and the Nepal Disabled Women Association trained women advocates with disabilities and journalists on rights-based reporting techniques for elections and democratic processes. Such trainings build valuable skills and encourage best practices for inclusive media so that people with disabilities can be represented in media on an equal basis as others.

Elections by the Numbers

Azerbaijan number of registered voters: 5.2 million

On February 9, the Republic of Azerbaijan held early elections to replace the Parliament dissolved by President Ilham Aliyev on December 5. Economic, judicial and social reforms ranked high on the list of campaign priorities and as topics of pre-election debate. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions on Elections in the Republic of Azerbaijan: 2020 Early Parliamentary Elections.

Nepal number of registered voters: 2,056

On January 23, Nepal held elections to replace 19 National Assembly members whose terms will expire in March. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions on Elections in Nepal: 2020 National Assembly Elections.

Uzbekistan number of registered voters: 22.3 million

On December 22, citizens of Uzbekistan went to the polls to elect the 150 members of the Legislative Chamber, the country’s lower house of parliament. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions on Elections in Uzbekistan: 2019 Parliamentary Elections.

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