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IFES in the News

November 29, 2020
Lagos State Government
November 20, 2020
Voice of America
November 17, 2020
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
November 17, 2020
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs
November 12, 2020
November 9, 2020
This Day
November 9, 2020
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Channels Television
November 6, 2020
El Sol de Toluca
November 3, 2020
Página Siete
November 1, 2020
The New Dawn
October 28, 2020
Organizaciones apoyan a José Ángel Aquino en aspiraciones de presidir JCE
October 20, 2020
Media Indonesia
October 20, 2020
Myanmar Insider
October 16, 2020
BBC World Business Report
October 16, 2020


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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