This online course offers a dynamic and interactive approach to the question of youth participation in electoral processes and constitutes an important knowledge tool for electoral management bodies (EMBs).
It aims to provide key understanding of the barriers youth are facing to participate and engage actively in political life of their countries.
The course discusses strategies and provides entry points for EMBs to overcome these obstacles and to make sure that all segments of the society are empowered to participate to electoral processes.
Finally, the eLearning sheds light on how these objectives can be linked to the indicators of SDGs, in particular Goal 16.
This e-learning will provide you with a description of the various models and main options of Result Management Systems (RMS) currently in use, highlighting advantages and disadvantages of each.
This course is geared towards election administrators, practitioners and stakeholders.
The purpose is to increase the understanding of the different models and sub-models of results management systems and facilitate the selection of the most appropriate RMS option specific to the country context and also the one most likely to be accepted by stakeholders on the ground.
This course intends to shed light of electoral processes, allowing for a more in-depth focus on the involvement and approach of the full range of stakeholders in electoral processes.
Political parties and candidates, the media, domestic and international observers, civil society, electoral justice, other state institutions and the international community, all of these are stakeholders whose impact and scope in electoral processes will be studied in these modules.
The course is aimed at introducing and discussing all aspects related to the sustainability of electoral administration.
The purpose of this course is to assist Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs) and electoral assistance experts to reflect on all aspects that have an impact on the sustainability of electoral processes.
To this end, the course is fed with comparative information, data, experience and possible models of electoral administration.
This course aims at helping EU delegation and UNDP country offices staff in formulating and implementing electoral assistance projects in the context of the EC-UNDP partnership.
This course will particularly look at the EC/UNDP collaboration under the framework of the legal and financial agreement FAFA, and outlines the EU and UN own projects formulation mechanisms that lay the foundations for electoral assistance projects implementation.
Finally, you will see how projects and activities are implemented jointly by the EC and UNDP and get a deeper understanding on the administrative framework documents that govern that cooperation.
The introduction of technology in electoral processes is a current trend and is considered by a growing number of EMBs and countries.
This course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the key concepts and terminology.
You will also learn about appropriate technology for elections, enhanced voter registration, the fundamentals of biometric technologies, examine the use of technology in results managements systems.
Promoting the equal political participation of women is a key aspect of achieving inclusive and sustainable human development and achieving the targets set in the 2030 Agenda.
The e-learning course ‘Enhancing Women’s Political Participation Throughout the Electoral Cycle’ covers the three phases of the electoral cycle, as well as internal EMB structures and highlights entry points to boost women’s participation in different roles. During the course, the user is provided with a detailed overview of the existing policy and human rights framework, relevant publications and other knowledge tools.
The target audience of the e-learning course are men and women working in electoral administration, candidates, political party members, but also assistance providers and members of civil society organizations.