Special Reports

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Nov
30
2022
Election management bodies (EMBs) have always had to cope with natural hazards, but the threat posed by such phenomena has become more apparent in recent years. In recent decades, the number of natural disasters increased from under 300 per year in the 1980s to over 800 per annum in the 2020s. This...
Jul
20
2022
This archive is an initial multimedia presentation of personal experiences during founding and transitional elections through a project under development, the Stories of Democracy Project. While it is recognized that some of the countries featured in the stories are currently experiencing...
Jul
27
2022
Electoral districts are an important element of electoral systems. Simply put, electoral districts are arenas within which political parties compete to represent voters by winning seats, as well as arenas for political representation of citizens by political parties. The term ‘boundary delimitation...
Jun
16
2021
*/ Training, education, and research are important investments for running successful and trustworthy elections. Training promotes professionalism within the electoral management body (EMB) and ensures the smooth conduct of polling. Voter and civic education ensure that citizens know and use...
Apr
16
2021
The Coherence Programme (Phase 2) supports the Provincial and Local Governance Support Programme (PLGSP)--a national framework programme for the capacity building of provincial and local governments. In doing so, it works at four inter-linked and inter-dependent areas at different levels and with...
Mar
19
2021
Since 2015, the European Union (EU) funded programme ‘Support to Electoral Processes and Democracy – STEP Democracy’ has fostered a deeper awareness of, and advocacy for, reform to the legal framework and played a key role in supporting the administration of credible elections, which were...
Dec
21
2020
*/ Ikhtisar Global COVID-19: Dampak terhadap Pemilu Pemilu ditunda karena wabah COVID-19 (penyakit virus corona) menyebar ke seluruh dunia. Berikut adalah daftar jadwal dan rencana pemilu saat ini, seperti yang dilaporkan oleh badan penyelenggara pemilu dan media berita. Harap dicatat bahwa...
Sep
01
2022
Elections postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) span the globe. Here is a list of the current elections schedule and plans, as reported by governments, electoral management bodies, and news media. Please note that this list is not comprehensive but represents a snapshot of...
Jan
28
2020
A group of prominent electoral experts from around the world met in Canberra, Australia in December 1999, to discuss the potential structure and content of a short capacity-building program for electoral administrators. They were asked to reflect on everything which, with the benefit of hindsight,...
Jan
24
2020
The election management bodies (EMBs) across the globe are legally responsible for the management of some or all of the core functions of the conduct of elections and direct democracy instruments. However most EMBs are not financially independent.
Nov
22
2017
On 22 November 2017, the President (speaker) of the National Assembly of the Republic of Cape Verde and acting Head of State, Jorge Santos, officially opened the international workshop on “the use of new technology in electoral processes” in Praia, Cape Verde. The two-day workshop was co-organized...