Snapshots: 2012 Manatt Democracy Awards Dinner
September 13, 2012
IFES' 2012 Charles T. Manatt Democracy Awards dinner was held in Washington, D.C., on September 11. Current and former U.S. elected officials, members of the diplomatic corps, colleagues and friends gathered to honor this year's award recipients: Rep. David Dreier (R-Calif.), Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) and women's advocate Maimuna Mwidau of Kenya. The evening also offered an opportunity to commemorate IFES' 25th anniversary.
2011: A Year of Momentous Elections
December 21, 2011
2011 was a year of historic elections. From the referendum that brought independence to South Sudan, to the first free and fair elections in Tunisia and the first legislative election in 10 years in Cote d’Ivoire, the year was full of important polls and milestones for democracy. This gallery presents images of some of the elections around the world in which IFES had the privilege to be involved.
IFES Remembers Board Secretary Leon J. Weil
October 04, 2011
The Board of Directors and staff of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) are saddened by the death of The Honorable Leon J. Weil. Weil joined IFES’ Board of Directors in 1994, and served as its Secretary from the late 1990s until his death.