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The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) regularly disseminates press releases and statements on critical issues. Our senior representatives meet with policymakers around the world and are often called to testify on the impact of democracy assistance by United States lawmakers. We value every opportunity to highlight the importance of democracy assistance and the need for sustained support for our mission to give citizens a voice in how they are governed.

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8 Jun 2021 | Feature
Ahead of the 2020 local elections, IFES and Chiricli implemented an awareness-raising and informational campaign for Roma people in Ukraine.
8 Jun 2021 | Feature
More than a year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, countries in Europe have returned to holding elections in line with original schedules, including Albania, Bulgaria and Cyprus. 
3 Jun 2021 | Feature
IFES works closely with disabled persons organizations in Sri Lanka to build a country where all persons with disabilities can exercise their rights to participate in public life.
21 May 2021 | Feature
IFES has endorsed the Statement of the Inclusive Generation Equality Collective, a group of feminists with disabilities and advocates for gender and disability rights and justice around the world.
19 May 2021 | Feature
IFES and Mexico's National Electoral Institute announced a renewed collaboration to strengthen the capacity of electoral institutions across Latin America.
12 May 2021 | Feature
Through collaboration, partnerships, information sharing, peace messaging and citizen engagement, the Kimpact Development Initiative contributed to the conduct of peaceful elections in Edo and Ondo...
12 May 2021 | Feature
In the summer of 2020, IFES offered in-depth online trainings on the Democratic Republic of the Congo's electoral systems and gender inclusion in the legal framework and reform processes.
12 May 2021 | Feature
On April 28, IFES' Regional Europe Office held a webinar that addressed risks and solutions related to the abuse of state resources.
30 Apr 2021 | Feature
To empower elected women with the skills and knowledge to fulfill their roles as community leaders, IFES and the Center for Dalit Women Nepal launched “She Leads” trainings in February 2021.
23 Apr 2021 | Feature
In collaboration with the Special Talent Exchange Program and Nepal Disabled Women Association, IFES held a South Asia regional conference that brought together nearly 100 women with disabilities who...
21 Apr 2021 | Announcement
Waugh will work closely with regional teams and field offices to implement IFES’ approach to gender equality and women’s empowerment and provide strategic vision and leadership for IFES’ gender...

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