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IFES organized a series of events from June 4-8, 2018, as part of its Cybersecurity Assessment Week initiative to assess the cybersecurity of Ukraine’s electoral process and infrastructure. With Ukraine’s 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections approaching, the prospect of cyberattacks that could potentially undermine critical systems is a real threat and could have severe ramifications in Ukraine and beyond.

A CEP member takes notes during election observation in a polling station in Polanco, Mexico City.

From June 28-July 1, 2018, a delegation from the Haitian Provisional Electoral Council visited Mexico City to take part in the Foreign Visitors’ Information Forum – 2017-2018 Electoral Process organized by the National Electoral Institute and the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary, accompanied by IFES.

Kicking off CIL’s awareness campaign, participants with and without disabilities dance in a flash mob.

With support from IFES and the United States Agency for International Development, the Coalition for Independent Living conducted seminars and an advocacy campaign with Georgian youth in recognition of National Disability Rights Day, which took place on June 14, 2018.

Elections by the Numbers

On July 1, Mexico held presidential, legislative, and local elections. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Elections in Mexico: 2018 General Elections.

On June 27, Indonesian citizens went to the polls to vote for governors, mayors and/or regents across 31 provinces as part of the 2018 regional head elections. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Elections in Indonesia: 2018 Regional Head Elections.

On May 27, Colombia held an election for the next president and vice president, which was the first presidential election to take place since the signature of the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. To help you understand this important electoral process, IFES provides Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Elections in Colombia: 2018 Presidential Election.