Podcast: IFES at the Beginning

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13 Apr 2017

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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. Agency for International Development when IFES received its first grant. They discuss what led to the founding of IFES 30 years ago, the current challenges and opportunities for democracy promotion, and some of IFES’ biggest accomplishments.