Electoral Assessment

11 Jan 2022

The decade-long conflict in Syria is not a conducive environment for credible elections.

13 Oct 2021

On October 21, 2020, Sint Eustatius, a special municipality in the Caribbean Netherlands, held Island Council elections for the first time in two years. The elections marked a momentous return to democracy on the island after a legal administrative intervention by the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK) in 2018.

30 Apr 2021

The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) held elections for the House of Assembly on February 19, 2021. At the invitation of the TCI governor and funded by the UK government, an independent team of elections experts from the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) conducted an in-person technical observation and assessment.

16 Apr 2021

Based on international standards and good practices adopted worldwide, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) applies its Technical Election Assessment Mission (TEAM) methodology to assess electoral environments.

6 Apr 2021

Globally, women regularly face violence online, with the COVID-19 pandemic leading to increased levels of violence as people engage more frequently in online spaces.

6 Feb 2020

Updated on February 7th to include the full assessment report.

27 Dec 2018

On May 6, 2018, Tunisia held the first municipal elections since the 2011 popular uprising that ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, a critical step in the country’s democratic transition and implementation of the system of decentralization enshrined in the 2014 Constitution.

5 Jul 2018

Women comprise almost 53 percent of the population in Haiti. Yet, this numeric majority does not translate into effective political representation. Only three seats out of the 119 in the Chamber of Deputies are currently occupied by women. In the Senate, there is only one woman among the 30 senators.

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