While the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) does not currently have project activities in Moldova, it worked in the country for two decades beginning in the mid-1990s, supporting the development of professional election administration and a level electoral playing field. More recently, IFES has engaged with the Moldovan Central Election Commission through its programs in Ukraine and the Regional Europe Office to exchange regional experiences and discuss international best practices.
News and Updates Feature Women of IFES: Q&A with Renata Levovski IFES’ leadership in the field is comprised of a cadre of women professionals with firsthand experience administering elections in every region of the world. In this Q&A, Renata Levovski reflects on her professional journey in democracy development, the different countries where she has worked and the many salient issues she has been able to address through her career at IFES.
News and Updates Feature IFES Assists Moldovan Embassy in Efforts to Organize Voting in the U.S. On Sunday, November 30, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Moldova will open nearly 100 polling stations around the globe in order for Moldovans residing abroad to vote in the country’s parliamentary election. This week, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) presented Ambassador Igor Munteanu with ballot boxes to be used in polling stations in New York, Chicago, Orlando, Seattle, Sacramento and Washington DC where Moldovan citizens currently in the US will be able to vote.
Election FAQ Elections in Moldova: November 30 Parliamentary Elections November's elections will once again feature democratic and liberal pro-European choice parties against the leading Communist Party, who governed the country from 1998 to 2009. As no single party is expected to gain a majority in the Parliament, November's elections will again result in a critical period of post-election coalition building to form the country's next government.
News and Updates Interview/Speech/Testimony People of the Moldova CEC: Head of Legal Department Ludmila Lupasco Ludmila Lupasco, recently appointed as the Head of the Legal Department, is a hardworking professional, actively supporting the Central Election Commission (CEC) staff on all legal matters and representing the CEC in court with election complaints. She answers some questions for IFES.
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