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Text: U.S. Election Program Virtual Edition | Image: Hands on a laptop keyboard

As part of IFES' commitment to adaptation, innovation and resilience in the wake of COVID-19, the 2020 U.S. Election Program is going virtual. Sign up and stay tuned for more details!

 
Zoom screen of The Gambia's election management body participating in the iEXCEL training

From July 27-30, IFES partnered with The Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission to virtually deliver part one of IFES’ Executive Curriculum in Electoral Leadership (iEXCEL) training for commissioners and directors.

A Serbian voter casts her ballot on Election Day.

On June 21, Serbians voted in parliamentary, provincial and local elections. With a partial opposition boycott and the threat of COVID-19 looming, IFES provided key, targeted assistance to election administration authorities.

Text: International Youth Day

Through a monthlong social media campaign, IFES will showcase young leaders who are leading efforts to bolster young people’s engagement and participation in democratic processes.

Continuing their response efforts to COVID-19 in Bangladesh, IFES and Dhaka University’s Microgovernance Research Initiative organized 11 webinars for the Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) network.

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