Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening (CEPPS)


  • Organization TypeDevelopment Consulting
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1995
CEPPS is composed of three equal partners: International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), the International Republican Institute (IRI), and the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI). CEPPS allows IFES to carry out cost-effective global and regional programming to respond to new challenges in strengthening electoral and political processes towards the following objectives: Credible electoral administration Impartial electoral framework An informed and active citizenry Effective oversight of electoral processes Representative and competitive multiparty system Effective transfer of political power Effective governance by elected leaders and legislative bodies Increased political participation of women and historically disenfranchised groups   The Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening (CEPPS) is a cooperative agreement supervised by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Democracy and Governance made in 1995. As part of USAID's Acceleration Success initiative, the agreement is the principal contractor for the Office of Democracy and Government's elections and political processes program which provides technical assistance and support to USAID missions worldwide.  

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  • United States (headquarters)


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Project Support
Monitoring / Evaluation
Constitutional Law
Public Administration