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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11 Mar 2014 | PUBLICATION
IFES’ 2013 Annual Report traces work done across the globe within four main themes: election management; electoral integrity and transparency; citizen participation; and inclusion and...
16 Dec 2013 | PUBLICATION
Implementing and Overseeing Electronic Voting and Counting Technologies has been designed to serve as a critical source of information on technologies for specialists in democracy and governance,...
29 Oct 2013 | PUBLICATION
IFES' Political Finance Oversight Handbook is the product of extensive research and fieldwork by leading political finance experts and practitioners. It represents a comprehensive effort to...
25 Oct 2013 | PUBLICATION
All too often, persons with disabilities are not included in the political lives of their country on an equal basis with others. Accessible Elections for Persons with Disabilities in Five...
11 Oct 2013 | PUBLICATION
Elections in Egypt: The Electoral Framework in Egypt’s Continuing Transition, examines Egypt’s new roadmap toward democracy, analyzing changes to the broader electoral framework in Egypt since...
10 Oct 2013 | PUBLICATION
In August 2012, IFES Senior Political Finance Adviser Magnus Ohman performed an analysis of the regulatory framework governing campaign finance in Ukraine. His report assesses the compliance of...
30 Sep 2013 | PUBLICATION
Ukraine’s current Presidential Election Law was adopted in 1999 and has been amended a number of times since then, most significantly in 2004 and 2009. Since then, it has been criticized by...
30 Sep 2013 | PUBLICATION
Financing Politics: The Middle East and North Africa is a collaborative effort between the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and the Arab Region Parliamentarians against...
12 Sep 2013 | PUBLICATION
A guiding principle of democracy is social and political inclusion. However, the full participation of women in public life is an ongoing issue in many countries, and Honduras is no exception,...
14 Aug 2013 | PUBLICATION
Based on international human rights standards and best practices, IFES promotes political participation, justice and equal rights for women and men around the world. We invite you to read ...
30 Jul 2013 | PUBLICATION
Since its birth, South Sudan has taken progressive steps toward creating an inclusive government – attempting to achieve gender equality in all levels of government. In July 2013, IFES and...
30 Jun 2013 | PUBLICATION
Following the 2010 local elections in Ukraine, observers were critical of the Law on Local Elections, which many believed facilitated irregularities in the poll. This paper reviews the Law on Local...