Democracy Strengthening in Zambia project officially launched

Zambia electoral assistance strengthening democracy Zambia launch

The Democracy Strengthening in Zambia (DSZ) was officially launched on 20 October 2020 at Premier Sarova Nakhumath Hotel in Lusaka. The event was graced by the Minister of Justice Mr. Given Lubinda, the UNDP Resident Representative, Mr. Lionel Laurens, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Zambia, Judge Esau Chulu, among others. About 120 people […]

Press release: regional training for media practicioners in Liberia

liberia national elections commission training media practicioners

On 9 September 2020, the National Elections Commission (NEC) launched a regional training for media practitioners on the upcoming voter roll update, civic and voter education, Special Senatorial Election, referendum, and integrity of information. The two-day event, supported by UNDP, commenced in Gbarnga City, Bong county, and will continue in Tubmanburg, Bomi county from the […]

Strengthening Partnerships for Inclusive Elections in Nepal

Strengthening Partnerships for Inclusive Elections Nepal

A virtual learning-sharing programme was conducted between the Election Commission, Nepal (ECN) and four national organizations and civil society federations on 31 May 2020. The Nepal Association of the Blind (NAB), the National Federation of the Deaf Nepal (NDFN), Sanchairka Samuha and the Shikharapur Community Learning Centre were all supported by the ECN and the […]

Political Parties Dialogue on the Revision of Code of Conduct in Liberia

Political Parties Dialogue on the Revision of Code of Conduct Liberia

The National Elections Commission (NEC) has conducted a two-day dialogue among political parties and coalitions to review their Code of Conduct ahead of the 2020 Special Senatorial Elections (SSE). The exercise was supported by the UNDP Elections Project with funding from the European Union, Sweden, Ireland, and Canada. It is a follow-up to the earlier […]

By-elections Successfully Completed in Nepal

By-elections Successfully Completed in Nepal

Nepal successfully completed the by-elections on 30 November to fill 52 vacant positions at the local, provincial and federal levels. The total number of candidates who contended for the elections was 337, out of whom 34 were female. The by-elections were completed in a manner generally accepted as peaceful, with the vote counting and the […]

Press release: inter-party dialogue on the prevention of electoral violence in Liberia

Press release liberia interparty dialogue prevention electoral violence

UNDP and partners -the European Union, Irish Aid, the Governments of Canada and Sweden, are supporting the National Elections Commission (NEC) to conduct an Inter-Party Dialogue on the Prevention (IPDP) of electoral violence in Liberia. The dialogue, which was held from 4 to 5 September 2019 at Jacky’s Hotel in Ganta, Nimba County, aimed at […]