Dialogues on Democracy
Dialogues on Democracy featuring Meri Namgaladze
Since 2011, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), in partnership with universities throughout Georgia, has implemented a tertiary-level civic education course entitled Democracy & Citizenship. The course, now offered at 27 higher-learning institutions across the country, offers students the opportunity to become familiar with their rights and responsibilities as citizens in a pluralistic society, as well as other topics related to governance, and citizenship. A key...
Dialogues on Democracy featuring Julie Hughes
Julie Hughes currently serves as the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) Chief of Party for the U.S. Agency for International Development's Kenya Electoral Assistance Program. She has over 26 years of experience working in the field of democracy and governance, and more than 12 years of experience leading and implementing projects in countries such as Egypt, Iraq, Libya, Namibia, Angola, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Lesotho and South Africa. In this podcast, Ms. Hughes...
Dialogues on Democracy featuring Professor Andrew Reynolds
Dr. Andrew Reynolds is a Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. He is the director of the UNC LGBTQ Representation and Rights Research Initiative. His research and teaching focus on democratization, constitutional design, and electoral politics. He has worked for the United Nations, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, the UK Department for International Development, the US State Department, the National...
CEPPS' Resident Directors in Guatemala Discuss 2015 Elections
Podcast transcript available here: bit.ly/1qsP2of Guatemalan citizens headed to the polls in September and October 2015 to elect a new President, Vice President, Congress and other state and municipal leaders. The general elections took place against a backdrop of high-level criminal cases and popular civic protests against corruption. Starting in late April, a series of corruption investigations surfaced that shook the political landscape, sparking large and continuous public protests and...
Dialogues on Democracy featuring IFES Senior Gender Specialist, Jessica Huber
Please click here to view a transcript of this podcast: (insert link) After consultation with key national and international stakeholders, Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) has developed the country’s first national gender and elections strategy with support from the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES). This document is intended as a tool for the CEP to promote women’s participation in all stages of the electoral process and for all relevant stakeholders to...