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16 Nov 2016

From November 6-10, 2016, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) gathered 550 participants from 90 countries for the 2016 U.S. Election Program (USEP) and Seventh Global Elections Organization Conference (GEO-7).

15 Sep 2016

On September 13, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) held its seventh annual Charles T. Manatt Democracy Awards ceremony in Washington D.C. This event brings diverse groups of domestic and international leaders together who share a belief in advancing good governance and democratic rights by empowering and encouraging active citizen participation.

27 Jul 2016

On July 21, 2016, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and the Office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee hosted “Engaging Male Allies on Women, Peace and Security,” the seventh installment of the “Women, Peace and Security” Capitol Hill breakfast briefing series. Click here to view the photo gallery.

3 Jun 2016

On May 11, 2016, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), in partnership with Ukraine’s Central Election Commission (CEC), and through the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Global Affairs Canada, inaugurated the newly established joint IFES-CEC Administrative Center for Trainings of Election Process Participants.

31 May 2016

On May 19, 2016, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and the Office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) hosted “Mitigating Violence Against Women in Crises and Political Transitions,” the sixth installment of the “Women, Peace and Security” Capitol Hill breakfast briefing series.

29 Mar 2016

On March 23, 2016, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and the Office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) hosted “Women with Disabilities: Strengthening Roles and Responsibilities in Peacebuilding and Politics,” the fifth installment of the “Women, Peace and Security” Capitol Hill breakfast briefing series.

25 Mar 2016

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) recognized disability rights in political life in Ukraine through “Disability-Inclusive Elections Week” from March 11-18, 2016.

18 Feb 2016

In light of the lively debate surrounding electoral systems in Ukraine, particularly after the 2015 local elections, IFES organized a series of events from February 2-4, in cooperation with the Venice Commission, titled “Electoral System Week,” which included workshops for electoral systems experts and on gender and election systems.

10 Feb 2016

More than 15 African countries held national elections in 2015 – including Burkina Faso, Burundi, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Tanzania – and a similar number is set to do so in 2016, notably the Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Niger, Uganda and Zambia.

1 Feb 2016

On January 21, 2016, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and the Office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) hosted “Women in the Military: Lessons on Leading and Women’s Expanded Role in Combat,” the fourth installment of the “Women, Peace and Security” Capitol Hill breakfast briefing series.