Press Release

29 Nov 2009

Top Republican strategist and fundraiser Wyatt A. Stewart, III to join the International Foundation for Electoral Systems

18 Nov 2009

Work by the world’s premier elections assistance NGO aimed at establishing global standards

7 Oct 2009

Washington, DC – IFES has signed a cooperative agreement with Kosovo’s Central Elections Commission (CEC) to provide technical support to the CEC for its November 15th elections.

6 Oct 2009

Well run elections are necessary to maintain democratic order in the formerly conflict torn nation

6 Oct 2009

USAID recently awarded IFES a $5.2 million contract to conduct a 2‐year civic education program in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

21 Jul 2009

The study looks at public funding systems in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Turkey  

18 Jun 2009

IFES has been awarded a USAID cooperative agreement for a 19-month $1 million program in Burundi. The project, “Promoting Peaceful and Transparent 2010 Elections in Burundi,” seeks to promote peaceful and transparent presidential, legislative and communal elections in 2010. These elections are seen by many in Burundi as a pivotal element in the country’s path to continuous peace.

1 Jun 2009

Washington, DC ‐ 2 de junio de 2009 – La Fundación Internacional para Sistemas Electorales (IFES), organización no gubernamental y líder mundial en asistencia electoral, anunció hoy el nombramiento de su nuevo Presidente, el Sr. William “Bill” Sweeney, ex Vice‐presidente de EDS (Electronic Data Systems). El Sr.

26 May 2009

On Saturday, May 23, 2009, six IFES staff members and some of their relatives spent the morning volunteering at Washington, DC's Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB).

15 Apr 2009

The Status of Women in the Middle East and North Africa (SWMENA), a project to improve the legal, political and social standing of women, is underway. IFES, the Institute of Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) and the Canadian Parliamentary Center (CPC), the partners in this endeavor, hope that the project will remove some of the roadblocks to women’s self-empowerment in the region.

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