Established in 1995, the Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening (CEPPS) pools the expertise of three premier democracy promotion organizations: the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), the International Republican Institute (IRI), and the National Democratic Institute (NDI). CEPPS has a 20-year track record of collaboration and leadership in democracy, human rights and governance support. In this interview, IFES President and CEO Bill Sweeney, IRI President Ambassador Mark Green, and NDI President Kenneth Wollack discuss how CEPPS’ collaborated during recent milestone elections in Myanmar, Nigeria, and Tunisia.
All citizens have a right to be heard. IFES empowers individuals -- including women, youth and persons with disabilities -- to have a say in the way they are governed. Listen to their stories in this playlist.
Description: Around the world, IFES works with election management bodies (EMBs) and civil society organizations (CSOs) to improve voter education and outreach.
In many countries, voter outreach strategies include television and radio public service announcements (PSAs). IFES often works closely with EMBs and CSOs to support the development and broadcasting of these messages. This playlist highlights IFES-supported PSAs from around the globe.
This video has been produced by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems in cooperation with the Ukrainian Central Election Commission for international and domestic observers of the 2014 early parliamentary elections. The video consists of six separate chapters that cover issues such as the rights and responsibilities of observers, the work of Precinct Election Commissions, Election Day and the counting and tabulation process. This video was made with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Government of Canada.