Pervasive corruption erodes the credibility and legitimacy of democratic institutions, entrenches fractures in society and undermines governments’ ability to serve their citizens. IFES is a global leader in diagnosing and addressing corruption that undermines democratic institutions and values, with an emphasis on supporting transparency, accountability and compliance as vehicles for addressing this challenge to the public sector.
New White Paper on Countering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia
IFES Announces New Vision and Mission
IFES mourns the passing of Charlot Jeudy, a human rights advocate and the founder and president of a Haitian LGBTQ rights organization. We offer our condolences to Jeudy’s family, friends and colleagues, and remember and honor his dedication to LGBTQ rights in Haiti and around the world.
IFES is pleased to invite you to an event on December 10 at IFES headquarters, where the results of the post-2019 nationwide public opinion survey will be presented alongside discussions of developments in the Nigerian electoral process.
Elections by the Numbers
A 2001 peace agreement formalized Bougainville’s status as an autonomous region within Papua New Guinea. Starting November 23, Bougainvilleans began voting for either “greater autonomy” or “independence.” To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions on Elections in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea: 2019 Referendum.
On October 27, Argentines went to the polls to elect a president and vice president, 24 senators and 130 deputies. A runoff will be held on November 24 if no presidential candidate receives at least 45 percent of the vote, or 40 percent with a 10-point marign over the runner-up. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions on Elections in Argentina: 2019 General Elections.
On October 20, Bolivians went to the polls to elect a president and vice president, 130 deputies and 36 senators. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions on Elections in Bolivia: 2019 General Elections.