Press Release

27 Feb 2008

KATHMANDU, NEPAL – FEBRUARY 29, 2008 – Art will imitate life with the launch of a new nationwide program of theater performances aimed at educating Nepali voters about the Constituent Assembly Election on April 10.  

13 Feb 2008

Washington, DC – FEBRUARY 14, 2008 – The state of democracy in Africa will be high on the agenda when U.S. President George W. Bush begins a five-country trip to the continent on Friday. The International Foundation for Election Systems is carrying out democracy development projects in 11 African countries, including Liberia, Kenya and Nigeria.  

7 Feb 2008

With the enthusiastic approval from his Board of Directors, IFES CEO and President Jean-Pierre Kingsley announced the creation of the IFES Executive Advisory Council.  This is an exclusive group of internationally-renowned and experienced senior practitioners recognized for their seasoned contributions in the field of electoral cycle assistance and democratic governance. 

4 Feb 2008

Beirut, LEBANON– Fifteen Lebanese journalists have an opportunity to increase their knowledge of elections at a training supported by IFES that begins today at the American University of Beirut. ‘How to Cover Elections’ is a four-day workshop run in conjunction with AUB’s Regional External Program.

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