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14 Nov 2017

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) announces its new program, in partnership with local disabled people’s organization Disability Alliance for Our Rights, “Promoting the Political Leadership of Youth with Disabilities in the Dominican Republic.” The program, made possible through the support of the United States Agency for International Development Disability Fund, will e

14 Nov 2017

On October 31, the National Council for Persons with Disabilities (CONADI) presented proposed reforms to the Elections and Political Parties Law (LEPP) to the Congressional Disabilities Affairs Committee and to the Board of Magistrates of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE). The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) provided technical assistance and key thematic inputs to CONAD

3 Nov 2017

Iraq has undergone dramatic change in the past decade. The U.S.-led war in Iraq that began in 2003, and the subsequent de-Ba’athification process led by the Coalition Provisional Authority, spike in sectarianism, advancement by the Islamic State (IS) and push by the Kurds for independence, all continue to impact the country’s political and security environment.

2 Nov 2017

Mike Yard is a recognized international election administration and technology expert with over 25 years of experience. He has advised election authorities in over 15 countries and served as the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) Chief of Party in Kenya and Uganda.

19 Oct 2017

As a leader in inclusive democracy and governance, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) works to fortify women in political and electoral processes as candidates and elected leaders, technical experts in elections, engaged civil society leaders and informed voters. In this Q&A, IFES Senior Gender Specialist Dr.

18 Oct 2017

Since 1995, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) has conducted a range of assistance activities to support the development of democratic elections and political processes in Georgia. The Central Election Commission (CEC) has been a critical partner in IFES’ work in Georgia.

18 Oct 2017

By Editorial and Communications Manager Adam Gallagher

8 Oct 2017

By Editorial and Communications Manager Adam Gallagher

4 Oct 2017

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) presented the 2014 Joe C. Baxter Award to Dr. Christiana Thorpe, former chief electoral commissioner and chairwoman of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) of Sierra Leone. Dr. Thorpe was the first woman to serve as chief electoral commissioner in Sierra Leone.

3 Oct 2017

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

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