Press Release

6 Mar 2012

WASHINGTON — (March 6, 2012) — Images of painted party supporters celebrating an election victory in West Bengal, India, and a southern Sudanese man registering to vote for his country’s independence took top honors in the International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) 2012 Photography Contest.

16 Feb 2012

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Feb. 16, 2012 — As the Dominican Republic prepares for general elections in May, the country’s electoral commission and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) are launching a partnership to improve access to the electoral process for persons with disabilities.

25 Jan 2012

Joint mission concludes that meaningful stakeholder participation and access to all relevant electoral materials are needed for a comprehensive review

17 Nov 2011

WASHINGTON — Delia Ferreira Rubio, an internationally recognized expert in political finance and advocate for transparency in government, will receive the 2011 Joe C. Baxter Award from the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES).

12 Sep 2011

WASHINGTON/KYIV — Ukrainians have a more pessimistic view of their country’s future now than a year ago, with more than half saying they believe Ukraine is on a path toward instability, according to a survey conducted by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES).

29 Jul 2011

WASHINGTON — Representatives of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and the National Election Commission (NEC) of the Republic of Korea today signed a memorandum of understanding to combine their resources and expertise in elections management in a new set of initiatives.

27 Jul 2011

WASHINGTON — The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) is privileged to announce it has been granted consultative status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The ECOSOC serves as the central forum for discussing international economic and social issues, and for formulating policy recommendations addressed to Member States and the United Nations system.

23 Jul 2011

WASHINGTON — The Board of Directors and staff of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) celebrate the life of former Board Chairman Charles Taylor “Chuck” Manatt, who passed away on July 22 at the age of 75.

8 Jul 2011

Peaceful and Transparent Process a Milestone for Democracy in War-torn Region

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