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RSVP for “Women’s Political Participation: Global Tools, Trends and Challenges”
Join Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex.) and IFES on Wednesday, January 17, for the third event of a briefing series exploring each element of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #5, “Achieve Gender Equality and Empower All Women and Girls.” We will discuss how women’s political participation – both domestically and internationally – has developed in recent years; how political parties respond and adapt; the role that intersectionality and male allies play in changing gender norms in politics; and remaining barriers to equitable participation.
January 17, 2018
9:00 AM EST
RSVP for "Tackling Emerging Global Challenges in Mexico’s 2018 Elections: Cybersecurity, Disillusionment and Disinformation"
Join IFES on December 12 for a briefing about Mexico’s July 2018 general elections. The briefing will cover emerging global challenges facing elections and democratic institutions, through the lens of Mexico’s 2018 elections, including cybersecurity, disillusionment with democracy, and disinformation.
December 12, 2017
10:30 AM EST
RSVP for "Eliminate All Forms of Violence Against All Women and Girls" on Nov. 15
Join Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex.) and IFES for the second event of a new breakfast briefing series exploring each element of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #5, “Achieve Gender Equality and Empower All Women and Girls.” Sustainable Goal 5 has identified the need to eliminate violence against women and girls globally. Join us as we discuss this global call to action as it relates to recognizing violence against women and girls in the workplace and in politics, in the US and internationally, and how male and female policy makers can enact change.
November 15, 2017
9:00 AM EST
Event: Rapid Response Programs in the Gambia
Members of the Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening (CEPPS) have been working with Gambian stakeholders under the challenging circumstances of the old regime, and have now mobilized with new, targeted, rapid response initiatives to ensure the country is supported in its ambitions of freedom moving forward. CEPPS cordially invites you to a roundtable discussion on how the consortium partners design and implement complementary rapid response initiatives and will highlight lessons emerging in the wake of the Gambia’s transition.
June 8, 2017
3:00 PM EDT
Watch Live Today: Bosnia and Herzegovina Prepares for Critical 2018 Elections
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) cordially invites you to a panel discussion on the current state of affairs in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Irena Hadžiabdić, chairperson of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Central Election Commission and an IFES Board director, will present regarding the current electoral situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
March 7, 2017
2:00 PM EST
Ensuring Electoral Justice and Integrity: International and Comparative Perspectives
Please join the Foreign Affairs Congressional Staff Association, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), and the Kofi Annan Foundation for an international and comparative discussion on the universal importance of credible and publically-accepted legal institutions and mechanisms to arbitrate electoral disputes. This event will feature a policy paper launch, panel discussion, and the opportunity for Q&A.
November 14, 2016
10:45 AM EST
The Seventh Global Elections Organization Conference (GEO-7)
On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, voters in the United States will cast ballots in the 58th quadrennial U.S. presidential election.For almost three decades, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) has supported citizens’ rights to participate in free and fair elections around the globe. Since 1992, IFES has hosted a flagship event, the U.S. Election Program (USEP), which brings together election officials, parliamentarians and diplomats from around the world to observe and learn about the U.S.
November 6, 2016
12:00 AM UTC
Women, Peace & Security Countering Violent Extremism: Where are the Women?
Join Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) for a discussion on “Countering Violent Extremism: Where are the Women?”
November 3, 2016
9:30 AM EDT
RSVP for "Violence Against Women in Elections" on Sep. 27
On September 27, join the International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES) and American University (AU) for the launch and discussion of the Violence Against Women in Elections (VAWIE) Framework – a set of tools and recommendations for understanding and reducing violence against women in elections. Presentations will be followed by Q&A, and a networking lunch.
September 27, 2016
10:00 AM EDT
Women, Peace & Security Inclusive Legal Frameworks: Empowering Women Through Rule of Law
Join Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) for a discussion on “Inclusive Legal Frameworks: Empowering Women Through Rule of Law.”
September 22, 2016
9:00 AM EDT