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13 Dec 2018

On November 14, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) conducted a training for the Office of the Bougainville Electoral Commissioner (OBEC) and disability rights advocates in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

9 Oct 2018

From August 11 to 13, the Election Commission of Sri Lanka (EC) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) held a “Democracy Fellowship Youth Camp” with 70 participants from across Sri Lanka.

30 Aug 2018

On August 10, the Office of the Bougainville Electoral Commissioner (OBEC), in partnership with the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, held a youth participation in elections workshop to celebrate International Youth Day 2018.

14 Feb 2018

Sri Lanka’s February 10, 2018 local government election introduced numerous changes to the electoral system including a shift from a proportional representation system to a mixed member proportional representation system and adoption of Sri Lanka’s first-ever women’s quota. Such significant changes necessitated intensive voter education throughout Sri Lanka. Under its U.S.

3 Jan 2018

In December 2017, @IFESDisability posted photos of disability rights advocates from around the world with statements that supported the rights of women and youth with disabilities to take part in political life.

30 Nov 2017

On November 26, 2017, Nepal held the first phase of its first national and state-level legislature elections since the promulgation of its new constitution on September 20, 2015. Voters headed to one of 2,919 polling locations across 32 districts in the hill and mountain regions of Nepal, with the remaining 45 districts preparing to vote on December 7.

6 Nov 2017

On November 2, 2017, staff held a party to celebrate the International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) 30th anniversary and test their knowledge of current events, elections, geography, the 1980s, and IFES. The Electoral College T-Rex even paid a surprise visit to IFES’ headquarters to meet staff and learn more about other electoral systems.

20 Oct 2017

On October 15, the Kyrgyz Republic held presidential elections. The election took place in the context of legal changes introduced by the 2016 constitutional referendum and the 2017 amendments to the Constitutional Law on presidential and parliamentary elections.

11 Oct 2017

On October 10, Liberians went to the polls to elect their next president and vice president and all 73 members of the House of Representatives. Although the election took place during the rainy season, the weather was uncharacteristically – and fortuitously – sunny. Polling stations opened at 8:00 a.m.

3 Oct 2017

On October 2, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) held its Eighth Annual Charles T. Manatt Democracy Awards and 2017 Joe C. Baxter Award ceremony in Washington D.C.