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Events List

14 Jun 2022

You're invited to IFES' Charles T. Manatt Democracy Awards and 35th Anniversary Celebration!

13 Jun 2022

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) is co-hosting — with the State Department, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Mission to the UN — a UN Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) side-event on disability-inclusive democracy. 

7 Apr 2022

Join IFES and V-Dem for a virtual discussion on V-Dem’s 2022 report and trends in autocratization and democratization on April 7 at 1:30 p.m.

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