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IFES Ukraine

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems

Conference on “2019 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections: Lessons Learned and Recommendations”

On November 13-14, IFES, in cooperation with the Сentral Election Commission (CEC), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Project Coordinator in Ukraine and the Council of Europe Office in Ukraine, organized a national conference “2019 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections: Lessons Learned and Recommendations”. The event provided a platform for national and international electoral […]

Key Findings – Ukraine Post-Parliamentary Election Survey, October 2019

This summary details the key findings from the latest International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) public opinion survey in Ukraine. The fieldwork of this survey was conducted between September 29 and October 15, 2019, following the 2019 parliamentary elections. The survey interviewed 2,002 respondents throughout Ukraine, excluding the occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, […]

IFES’ Post-Election Report on Ukraine’s 2019 Parliamentary Elections

IFES Ukraine presents “2019 Early Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine: Post-Election Report,” which can be accessed here. This report is offered to the attention of all stakeholders – first and foremost the incoming parliament – but also the Central Election Commission, the Constitutional Court, the National Police and other electoral stakeholders. This report represents IFES’ view […]

Ukraine Post-Presidential Election Survey: Key Findings

This summary details the key findings from the latest International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) public opinion survey in Ukraine. The fieldwork of this survey was conducted between May 19 and June 1, 2019, following the second round of the 2019 presidential election. The survey interviewed 2,003 respondents through Ukraine, excluding the occupied areas of […]

Ukrainian Presidential Election Paves Way for October Parliamentary Elections

On April 21, 2019, Ukrainian citizens headed to the polls to select their next president in a second-round election triggered after no candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote in the first round on March 31. Volodymyr Zelenskyi, representing the Servant of the People Party and a relative newcomer to Ukrainian politics, achieved […]

IFES Holds Workshop on the Political Rights of Persons with Intellectual and Psychosocial Disabilities in Ukraine

Political inclusion of all citizens regardless of gender, race, disability, ethnicity, or sexuality is a cornerstone of representative governance. The principle of one-person one-vote is fundamental to genuine democracy. While there has been some progress in increasing political access for persons with disabilities around the world, much less progress has been made to remove barriers […]

IFES Provides Trainings on Electoral Procedures for Members of District Election Commissions

From February 26 to March 6, 2019, IFES in cooperation with the Central Election Commission (CEC) and the joint IFES-CEC Training Center organized 106 regional trainings for more than 3,000 District Election Commission (DEC) members. The trainings were facilitated by trainers with extensive experience in electoral issues who underwent a five-day training of trainers (TOT) […]

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