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IFES in the News

La Tribune
June 24, 2021
Antilliaans Dagblad
June 21, 2021
Search for Common Ground
June 21, 2021
June 17, 2021
European Platform for Democratic Elections
June 16, 2021
Center for Strategic and International Studies
June 16, 2021
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
June 10, 2021
Zambia Daily Mail
June 4, 2021
Central Election Commission of Georgia
June 3, 2021
ABC International Development
June 2, 2021
Narodnaya Volya
June 1, 2021
Vértigo Político
May 29, 2021
Radio Liberty / Radio Free Europe
May 26, 2021
A-WEB India
May 24, 2021
Manila Standard
May 18, 2021
Agency for the Prevention of Corruption
May 17, 2021


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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