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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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15 Dec 2020 | Feature
The Committee for the Families of the Kidnapped and IFES’ partner the Lebanese Union for People with Physical Disabilities co-organized a march to unite people from different backgrounds to demand...
3 Dec 2020 | Feature
This year's theme is "Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World."
16 Nov 2020 | Feature
In partnership with the Fijian Elections Office, IFES co-hosted a webinar on inclusion in the Pacific region during the COVID-19 pandemic.
13 Nov 2020 | Feature
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.
6 Nov 2020 | Feature
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.
27 Oct 2020 | Feature
Read a greeting from IFES Chairman Amb. J. Kenneth Blackwell and Co-Chairman Thomas A. Devine.
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 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.

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