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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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22 Oct 2020 | Feature
Read disability rights advocate Judith Heumann's reflection on the 30th anniversary of the civil rights law, which provides protections to Americans with disabilities.
13 Oct 2020 | Feature
Read and listen to resources related to IFES' Virtual U.S. Election Program. RSVP to learn more!
12 Oct 2020 | Feature
In 2020, the United States marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. It was a hard-won success of the U.S. women’s suffrage movement, but work remains to meet its promise for ...
8 Oct 2020 | Feature
The Alliance for Securing Democracy (ASD) at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) today released a guide to help democratic...
30 Sep 2020 | Press Release
Dr. Attahiru Muhammadu Jega, Camille Stewart, Sarah Tinsley, and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen were elected by the Board of Directors of IFES.  
18 Sep 2020 | Feature
USAID announced the winners and finalists of the 2020 Democracy, Human Rights and Governance photo contest, which included a photo from the Kyiv Pride March, captured by Roman Shalamov for IFES in...
18 Sep 2020 | Feature
To examine how other countries’ electoral experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic can guide preparations in the United States, the Council on Foreign Relations interviewed IFES experts Fernanda...
14 Sep 2020 | Feature
An estimated 5 million young people will be eligible to vote for the first time in Myanmar’s 2020 elections. On August 15, IFES brought together young leaders from across Myanmar to participate in...
11 Sep 2020 | Feature
In celebration of International Day of Democracy on September 15, IFES affirms people’s right to have a voice in how they are governed to ensure that democracies deliver for all both during and after...
26 Aug 2020 | Feature
To empower underrepresented populations and provide spaces for young Georgians to influence decision-making, IFES launched the "Knowledge, Advocacy, Responsibility, engagement" (KARe) initiative. On...
25 Aug 2020 | Feature
In celebration of International Youth Day 2020, IFES hosted a Facebook Live event on "Young Leaders Building Sustainable Democracies." The event featured young leaders from Nepal, Nigeria and Ukraine.
25 Aug 2020 | Feature
To better understand the importance of young people’s participation in elections in Europe during COVID-19 and how young people can address challenges around digital activism, IFES, in partnership...

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