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Lithuania: Money & Politics Case Study

Beginning in the spring of 2002, Political Finance Expert and IFES Board Member Dr. Michael Pinto-Duschinsky provided technical comments on draft amendments to laws concerning the financing of political parties, political organizations, election campaigns and referendums with funding from the European Union PHARE program. From September to November, IFES and CEC with support from the ACEEEO took raised the level of political finance information available and encourage debate through its Money and Politics (MAP) Program with funding from USAID. IFES followed up this work by conducting an informal assessment of project activities in June 2003.