Publications

With an array of experts on electoral and political processes, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) regularly produces white papers, books, reports and manuals on topics such as election security; political finance; gender equality; standards for conducting election audits and ensuring electoral integrity and transparency; public opinion on elections and democracy; and providing equal access for persons with disabilities to electoral and political processes. 

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18 May 2018 | PUBLICATION
In March 2018, the Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening assessed the status of electoral preparations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ahead of the presidential,...
17 May 2018 | PUBLICATION
A policy brief co-authored by IFES Senior Gender Specialist Dr. Gabrielle Bardall and Alliance for Peacebuilding Research Associate Emily Myers was featured in the 2018 U.S. Civil Society Working...
3 May 2018 | PUBLICATION
A new Lebanese government was established in December 2016 and enacted a new election law in 2017. The new law was in force for parliamentary elections held on May 6, 2018, the first since June 2009...
20 Apr 2018 | PUBLICATION
IFES recently concluded a two-year Technical Leadership project examining the abuse of state resources (ASR) in election campaigns. This research initiative focused on ASR (sometimes referred to as...
7 Mar 2018 | PUBLICATION
International Foundation for Electoral System (IFES) Senior Gender Specialist Gabrielle Bardall contributed an article on “Violence, Politics, and Gender” to the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of...
31 Jan 2018 | PUBLICATION
As part of its annual report, the Wilson Center Africa Program asked IFES Regional Director for Africa Rushdi Nackerdien to contribute an essay on recent African elections. His piece, “The Elections...
8 Jan 2018 | PUBLICATION
Countering Hate Speech in Elections: Strategies for Electoral Management Bodies, authored by IFES' Technical Lead on Elections, Conflict, and Security Vasu Mohan and Senior Elections Specialist...
21 Dec 2017 | PUBLICATION
IFES Senior Access and Inclusion Specialist Virginia Atkinson, Senior Inclusion Officer Rebecca Aaberg, and Senior Global Electoral Adviser Staffan Darnolf contributed an article on "Disability...
21 Dec 2017 | PUBLICATION
21 Dec 2017 | PUBLICATION
21 Dec 2017 | PUBLICATION