Publications

With an array of experts on electoral and political processes, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) regularly produces white papers, books, reports and manuals on topics such as election security; political finance; gender equality; standards for conducting election audits and ensuring electoral integrity and transparency; public opinion on elections and democracy; and providing equal access for persons with disabilities to electoral and political processes. 

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30 Oct 2015 | PUBLICATION
In 2015, an assessment was carried out to determine how accessible Ukrainian political processes were for persons with disabilities. The research focused on an analysis of international and national...
1 Oct 2015 | PUBLICATION
The mood in Nigeria is extremely upbeat following the peaceful conduct of the 2015 general elections, which led to the first democratic transfer of power in the country’s history. 
15 Sep 2015 | PUBLICATION
On November 8, 2015, Myanmar will hold general elections. The 2015 elections will be an important milestone in Myanmar’s democratic transition. Approximately 30 million people are eligible to...
31 Aug 2015 | PUBLICATION
IFES’ General Election Network for Disability Access program has worked with the Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization  to provide Cambodia's election commission with evidence-based...
5 Aug 2015 | PUBLICATION
The Handbook for Organizations of and for Persons with Disabilities to Utilize Media for Advocacy Efforts serves as a tool to improve media outreach strategies and increase media coverage and...
17 Jul 2015 | PUBLICATION
Gender equality and women’s empowerment remain a significant challenge in the Maldives. A new report from International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES), titled “Qualitative Assessment:...
17 Jul 2015 | PUBLICATION
In the Maldives, as in all countries around the world, women’s interest and ability to participate in the political process is impacted by a combination of legal, political, social, economic and...
24 Jun 2015 | PUBLICATION
The role of the Senate of Pakistan is to promote national cohesion and harmony and to alleviate fears of the smaller provinces regarding domination by any one province because of its majority in the...
24 Jun 2015 | PUBLICATION
The political rights of women, minorities and persons with disabilities are recognized in the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and under a number of international conventions and...
24 Jun 2015 | PUBLICATION
The Majlis-e-Shura (Parliament) of Pakistan is the country’s bicameral legislature consisting of the Senate and the National Assembly.
24 Jun 2015 | PUBLICATION
The Election Commission of Pakistan is independent from the Government of Pakistan in its decision-making in control of its finances. However, Election Commission members are selected by a...
24 Jun 2015 | PUBLICATION
The use of electronic voting technology in elections was introduced in 1964 when punch cards and computer tally machines were first used in the United States presidential primaries in two counties in...