This year's theme is "Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World."
In partnership with the Fijian Elections Office, IFES co-hosted a webinar on inclusion in the Pacific region during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ahead of Sri Lanka’s recent elections and with IFES' support, Consumer Action Network Mental Health Lanka launched a voter education and advocacy campaign for persons with psychosocial disabilities.
11 Nov 2020 | Announcement
Michael Meenan will join IFES as Chief Financial Officer on January 1, 2021.
In Tunisia, IFES has been actively innovating and adapting its programming to ensure inclusion of Deaf communities in political life during the pandemic.
3 Nov 2020 | Press Release
IFES and Microsoft present expert analysis the morning after Election Day in the U.S.
Read a greeting from IFES Chairman Amb. J. Kenneth Blackwell and Co-Chairman Thomas A. Devine.
Read disability rights advocate Judith Heumann's reflection on the 30th anniversary of the civil rights law, which provides protections to Americans with disabilities.
Read and listen to resources related to IFES' Virtual U.S. Election Program. RSVP to learn more!
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 ...
The Alliance for Securing Democracy at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and IFES today released a guide to help democratic actors conduct secure elections during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.