IFES President and CEO Bill Sweeney and Manager of Congressional Affairs John Lawrence escort Dr. Said Aly to his seat.

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President Bill Sweeney Reaffirms IFES’ Relationship with Egyptian Stakeholders

February 20, 2015

As Egypt prepares for parliamentary elections that will be held this March and April, International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) President and CEO Bill Sweeney traveled to Egypt to reaffirm IFES’ relationship with key Egyptian government stakeholders.

All Election Management

Electoral System Changes in Egypt Spark Dialogue on Post-Revolution Future

August 20, 2014

Recent changes to Egypt's electoral system, backed by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, have some observers worried that Egypt's next parliamentary elections could result in the election of old-guard leaders who are reluctant to check executive power.

All Election Management

Roundtable held in Cairo on New Disability and Elections BRIDGE Module

July 30, 2014

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) organized a roundtable in Cairo, Egypt as part of the development of the Building Resources in Democracy, Governance, and Elections (BRIDGE) training program.

All Inclusion and Empowerment, Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Elections in Egypt: 2014 Presidential Election

May 20, 2014

Egyptian voters will elect a new President over two days — Monday, May 26 and Tuesday, May 27 — as announced by the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) in March 2014.

All Election Management

Egypt's 2014 Presidential Election Law

May 14, 2014

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) briefing paper Egypt’s 2014 Presidential Election Law provides expert insight into the legal framework that governs Egypt's upcoming presidential poll on May 26-27.

All Election Management, Legal Framework

Referendum in Egypt: January 2014 Constitutional Referendum

January 10, 2014

On January 14-15, 2014, Egypt will hold a constitutional referendum marking the first major step in the nation’s most recent political roadmap outlined by interim President Adly Mansour following the removal of President Mohamed Morsi from power in July 2013. Referendum in Egypt: January 2014 Constitutional Referendum answers asked questions on the poll.

All Election Management

Elections in Egypt: The Electoral Framework in Egypt’s Continuing Transition: February 2011 – September 2013

October 11, 2013

IFES’ latest briefing paper, examines Egypt’s new roadmap toward democracy, analyzing changes to the broader electoral framework in Egypt since early 2011, and looks at present and future challenges for the current transition.

Legal Framework, All Election Management

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.

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