Podcast

14 Mar 2018

In this edition of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) “Dialogues on Democracy,” Editorial and Communications Manager Adam Gallagher speaks with Vasu Mohan, IFES’ regional director for the Asia-Pacific and technical lead for elections, conflict and security, about his IFES white paper, “

14 Feb 2018

In this edition of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) Dialogues on Democracy, Editorial and Communications Manager Adam Gallagher talks with Vice President of Programs Michael Svetlik about the busy slate of elections in Latin America in the year ahead.

20 Dec 2017

In 2005, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf won the presidency of Liberia, becoming the first elected woman head of state in Africa. Twelve years later, with a Nobel Peace Prize to her name, President Johnson Sirleaf will leave office as African women still face many challenges participating in political processes.

14 Nov 2017

In this edition of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) “Dialogues on Democracy,” Editorial and Communications Manager Adam Gallagher and Senior Global Electoral Adviser and Ukraine Country Director Peter Erben discuss the role of technology in elections. Erben is one of few international experts ever called upon to direct national elections for other nations.

4 Aug 2017

In this edition of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems' (IFES) "Dialogues on Democracy," Editorial and Communications Manager Adam Gallagher speaks with IFES Haiti Chief of Party Alessandra Rossi.

13 Jun 2017

In this edition of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems' (IFES) "Dialogues on Democracy," IFES Editorial and Communications Manager Adam Gallagher speaks with IFES Vice President of Programs Michael Svetlik about the challenges facing democracy promotion, its role in U.S. foreign policy and and the inextricable connection between hard power and soft power.

13 Apr 2017

In this edition of the International Foundations for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) Dialogues on Democracy, Editorial and Communications Manager Adam Gallagher interviews IFES Board Director Peter McPherson , the current president of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. He was the administrator of the U.S.

8 Mar 2017

Women around the world are taking a stand to ensure their voices are heard, their rights are valued, and their leadership is felt. For 30 years the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) has worked to ensure all voices have access and are empowered to meaningfully take part in their country’s political process as candidates, voters, leaders, and activists.

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).