7 Jul 2017

Nigeria’s 2015 general elections marked a watershed moment in the country’s history with the first opposition candidate defeating an incumbent President in democratic elections.

6 Jul 2017

When Ramini Matcharashvili attended the semester-long civics course titled “Democracy and Citizenship” (Demokratia da Mokalakeoba) at Shota Ru

30 Jun 2017

Elected primary school representatives from Kenya's 47 counties gathered in Nairobi from June 19-23, 2017 for the National Children's Government Congress, which included nominations, elections, the children's government parliamentary session and swearing-in ceremony.

29 Jun 2017

The General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA), a creative partnership of disabled people’s organizations (DPOs) and election-focused civil society organizations in Southeast Asia, organized a meeting of disability rights advocates on June 18 in Phuket, Thailand, to discuss recommendations for the access to justice, disaster risk management, and entrepreneurship for people with dis

27 Jun 2017

As part of its work in Kenya, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), through the Global Affairs Canada funded “Kenya Electoral System Support” program is providing grants to youth-based organizations whose focus is encouraging greater and more meaningful youth participation in Kenya’s electoral process.

14 Jun 2017

A robust and analytical media is necessary for voters to make informed choices at the polls. This requires substantive coverage of candidates and platforms, but also in-depth presentation of the impact and meaning of an electoral system.

13 Jun 2017

By Samer Elchahabi, Program Manager, Middle East and North Africa 

5 Jun 2017

Women have true talents and are just as capable as men – that was Noura Mohamed Al-Tabalgi’s first breakthrough revelation during the International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) Women’s Leadership Program in Libya. She first heard about the program through Facebook.

1 Jun 2017

By Margarita Seminario, Senior Program Manager, Latin America and the Caribbean