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IFES in the News

Senate of the Philippines
January 20, 2021
Malawi Electoral Commission
January 16, 2021
El Economista
January 14, 2021
Democracy Chronicles
January 13, 2021
Journal of Democracy
January 12, 2021
Malawi Electoral Commission
January 7, 2021
Project Syndicate
December 31, 2020
Voto digital
December 30, 2020
The New Dawn Liberia
December 22, 2020
Democratic Erosion
December 15, 2020
Nigerian Tribune
December 9, 2020
Business Recorder
December 8, 2020
Manila Standard
December 7, 2020
Sentinel Assam
December 3, 2020
December 3, 2020
November 29, 2020
Lagos State Government
November 20, 2020
Voice of America
November 17, 2020
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
November 17, 2020


Events List

14 Jun 2022

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

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.

24 Mar 2022

Join Foreign Policy and IFES for a dialogue with changemakers and experts on trends in political corruption and authoritarianism, key takeaways from the Summit for Democracy and how to strengthen and employ effective anti-corruption strategies.

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