Leonida Ponomaryova is a scholar and civic activist with a visual disability and a newly elected member of the Kyiv Oblast Council.
IFES' local partners are working to ensure that the rights of women with disabilities and young people are included in Nepal's COVID-19 response and to spread awareness of health and safety measures.
The elections' outcome will guide approaches to the economy, national security, public health, the COVID-19 crisis, international relations, migration and more.
Under the “Improving Electoral and Political Process for Change in Sudan” program, IFES will continue to support Sudan’s democratic transition until at least November 2023.
Today on Global Elections Day, IFES recognizes young people’s contributions to democracy and proudly commits to democracy for all.
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Central Election Commission and IFES collaborated on the development and launch of an e-learning platform for poll workers.
For the first time ever, Lebanese civil society organizations submitted a joint report to the United Nations that considered violations of sexual and reproductive rights.
Within the evolving public health crisis and the economic uncertainty that it has wrought, we will witness several consequential elections around the globe in the months ahead.
An IFES webinar explored how cybersecurity and technology can protect elections, as well as how it can be subverted for malicious purposes.
Education – in particular, civic education – is a linchpin in building an engaged citizenry and inclusive, resilient and sustainable democracies.
To help raise awareness on how to build an inclusive community and democracy during the pandemic, IFES organized a webinar on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in electoral and political...
Bangladesh’s Students Against Violence Everywhere hosted an online forum to promote inclusivity and religious, ethnic and cultural tolerance.