Brochure/Fact Sheet

12 Jan 2021

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) civic education programming fosters meaningful engagement in democratic life. It is founded on the belief that all people deserve the right to self-governance, rule of law and human dignity, and that it is the work of each generation to build and safeguard these principles.

28 Oct 2020

Thank you for participating in the International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) 2020 U.S. Election Program (USEP)!

This multimedia experience featuring fascinating interviews, dynamic debates, critical analysis, shared learning and networking opportunities has already begun and a variety of live online events will take place from October 27 to November 4.

27 May 2020

Thank you for your interest in participating in an IFES event.

9 Apr 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted work and communications around the world. Stay-at-home orders have been instituted to reduce in-person transmission and resulted in many activities being moved online.

20 Mar 2020

Elections around the world have been impacted by COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

28 Feb 2020

A fact sheet from the International Foundation for Electoral Systems summarizes the four different ways women’s reserved seats in Bangladesh are currently filled: one system at the national level, two at the subdistrict level and one at the local level.

18 Feb 2016

On September 20, 2015, Nepal’s Constituent Assembly approved a new constitution, transitioning Nepal to a Federal Democratic Republic divided into seven provinces.

15 Sep 2015

On November 8, 2015, Myanmar will hold general elections. Voters will elect a total of 1,171 representatives to Myanmar’s national Parliament and State and Region Assemblies. In the months following the election, the national Parliament will vote to elect a President.

24 Jun 2015

The main purpose for the creation of the Senate of Pakistan was to give equal representation to all units of the federation. There is equal provincial membership in the Senate that balances the provincial inequality in the National Assembly where the number of seats is determined based on population size.

24 Jun 2015

According to international law, all people are entitled to certain political rights, including a citizen’s right to influence and participate in the public affairs of his/her society. Political participation can take many forms, the most notable of which is the right to vote.

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