Renata Levovski, Country Director, Kyrgyzstan
Renata Levovski is an expert in democratic development in transition countries and has served as the International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) country director in Kyrgyzstan since 2016. Levovski is an experienced election expert, as well as a Building Resources in Democracy Governance and Elections (BRIDGE) facilitator, with more than 15 years of legal experience in both electoral and public law. Levovski’s experience in electoral matters includes civic and voter education campaigns, election procedures and dispute resolution trainings, providing electoral needs assessment, organizing voting and observation efforts, advising election commissions, and reviewing and drafting electoral laws and frameworks, as well as development and introduction of learning programs in electoral systems. Levovski was a vice-chairman of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova from 2005-11. She is an international electoral law specialist with experience in supporting political and institutional development within the limits of complex transitional and long-term reform situations. Levovski has worked in electoral assistance programs for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, United Nations Development Programme, IFES, and a number of other international organizations in Honduras, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Ukraine.