Financing Politics: The Middle East and North Africa
September 30, 2013
Financing Politics: The Middle East and North Africa is a collaborative effort between the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and the Arab Region Parliamentarians against Corruption (ARPAC). It represents a concerted attempt to better understand and document existing political finance regulations and experiences in five countries – Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia and Yemen. The availability of information on the funding of parties and campaigns is a first and significant step in enhancing transparency.
Egypt’s Democracy Experiment
September 18, 2013
With an interim President in place and changes expected to the electoral system, Chief of Party Fida Nasrallah and Program Manager Eric Hodachok cover crucial issues to watch during Egypt's continued struggle for democracy.
All Citizen Participation
Cataloging Changes in Egypt
July 19, 2012
On February 11, 2011, the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) assumed power following the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. Since then, the SCAF has overseen the transition process in Egypt. Initially, this process was set by the Constitutional Declaration, issued by the SCAF in March 2011. This document envisions parliamentary elections, the drafting of a new constitution, a constitutional referendum and presidential elections, albeit without a clear timeframe.
All Election Management