Beyond Voting: CSOs Playing the Role of Watchdogs in Tunisia
February 22, 2013
Civil society organizations are an important part of Tunisia's democratization process and can play a strong role in shaping the political culture. In this podcast, we discuss the roles of CSO as watchdogs against corruption and as educators for citizens' electoral rights. The podcast features Mouheb Garoui, the President and Founder of I Watch, and Samer Elchahabi, Sr. Program Officer for IFES in Tunisia and Libya.
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IFES Supports Regional Effort to Improve Voter Registers
February 19, 2013
IFES and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a sub-regional conference in Tunis in an effort to help Egypt, Libya and Tunisia improve their voter registration processes. Held on February 14 and 15, the forum was the largest gathering on voter registration ever held in the region. It brought together regional actors, election authorities, civil society representatives and experts.
Young Leader Perspective: Achraf Aouadi
August 10, 2012
Young persons can be powerful change agents in their communities. Disseminating information on the electoral cycle, volunteering in voter registration drives, observing elections to ensure rights are respected, and forming watchdog organizations are some of the many ways youths around the world are making a difference.
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