Podcast

9 Aug 2016

Since 2011, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), in partnership with universities throughout Georgia, has implemented a fully-accredited civic education course entitled Democracy & Citizenship.

1 Aug 2016

Julie Hughes currently serves as the International Foundation for Electoral Systems Chief of Party for the U.S. Agency for International Development's Kenya Electoral Assistance Program (KEAP).

13 Jun 2016

Dr. Andrew Reynolds is a Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. He is the director of the UNC LGBTQ Representation and Rights Research Initiative. His research and teaching focus on democratization, constitutional design, and electoral politics.

8 Mar 2016

Dr. Beata Martin-Rozumiłowicz is currently the Regional Director for Europe and Eurasia at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES). Previously, she headed the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODHIR) Election Department in Warsaw since 2011, serving as its Deputy from 2009 to 2011.

19 Jan 2016

Guatemalan citizens headed to the polls in September and October 2015 to elect a new President, Vice President, Congress and other state and municipal leaders. The general elections took place against a backdrop of high-level criminal cases and popular civic protests against corruption.

10 Nov 2015

Guatemalan citizens headed to the polls in September and October 2015 to elect a new President, Vice President, Congress and other state and municipal leaders. The general elections took place against a backdrop of high-level criminal cases and popular civic protests against corruption.

31 Aug 2015

After consultation with key national and international stakeholders, Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) has developed the country’s first national gender and elections strategy with support from the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES). This document is intended as a tool for the CEP to promote women’s participation in all stages of the electoral process and for all re

12 Aug 2015

Today’s young leaders will be tomorrow’s decision-makers. Developing new generations of active and engaged citizens is key to building democratic stability and future leadership.

16 Oct 2014

Indigenous populations face unique barriers to full participation in the electoral and political process. They often live in remote areas and are ignored by decision-makers. Indigenous communities are also left out of many development and economic opportunities.

15 Sep 2014

To mark this year’s International Day of Democracy, we interviewed IFES Vice President for Programs Michael Svetlik about the evolution of the democracy movement.