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.
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.
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.
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.