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“The friends of Guinea, especially UNDP and the partners […] spare no efforts for democracy”
Acting chairman of the Court of First Instance,
24 November 2020
On 23 November, the United Nations Development Program, UNDP has donated 19 modern touch screen rugged laptops to the National Elections Commission (NEC) for use by the Magistrates Offices in the counties. The laptops are to facilitate communication between the Headquarters and the field, and subsequently towards the electoral stakeholders. UNDP Chief Electoral Adviser underlined the importance of timely, transparent, open, and honest communication, especially during election date and tabulation of the results.
23 October 2020
The Ambassador of France, Jean Marc Grosgurin, announces in the Steering Committee of the UNDP electoral assistance project (Projet d’Appui au Processus Electoral en République Centrafricaine, PAPEC) that France is taking charge of the purchase and installation of a second mirror server (‘back up’) to safeguard the data collected by the National Elections Authority.
24 November 2020
The Electoral Observation Mission of the European Union presented its final report to Tribunal Electoral Departamental Santa Cruz. The meeting was facilitated by UNDP.
20 November 2020
In Abidjan, the Independent Electoral Commission of Côte d’Ivoire & UNDP Côte d’Ivoire 🇨🇮 organized an evaluation workshop to assess the electoral early warning and early response system, aiming at identifying corrective measures for the upcoming legislative elections.
17 November 2020 In Burkina Faso, the European Union has contributed 9 million euros to the ‘Projet d’appui aux Processus Electoraux 2020-2021 au Burkina Faso basket fund. The project aims at strengthening democracy through credible, transparent and inclusive elections.
9 – 10 November 2020 The first in a series of capacity-building workshops on human rights monitoring during the elections was held in Ouagadougou, organized by the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH).
This capacity-building exercise aimed to sensitize and train monitors on human rights issues during elections and on monitoring techniques in high-risk security zones.
Training will be provided to 237 monitors in the 7 most sensitive regions of Burkina Faso.
These workshops are organized by the UNDP’s Project to Support the Electoral Process in Burkina Faso (PAPE), financed by the European Union, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden and Denmark.
31 October 2020
In Côte d’Ivoire, on election day, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General Mohamed Ibn Chambas visited the electoral violence early warning and early response system of the Independent Electoral Commission, developed and supported by the JTF UNDP Côte d’Ivoire
20 October 2020
The Democracy Strengthening in Zambia (DSZ) project 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 attended the event – both virtual and face-to-face – and these included the First Deputy Speaker Mrs. Catharine Namugala and the Ambassadors (or Representatives) of Germany, Ireland, EU, Japan and Sweden who are funding the DSZ. The latter used the occasion to pledge their respective financial donations to the project, with the EU Ambassador His Excellency Jacek Jankowski on behalf of all project donors presenting a dummy cheque worth USD 10, 272, 990 to the UNDP Resident Representative, Mr. Lionel Laurens.
14 October 2020
In Central African Republic, the National Electoral Authority (French acronym A.N.E.) finally published on Wednesday 14 October, with the support of the UNDP CAR Election Support Project (PAPEC), the provisional voters’ lists in the capital as well as in the rest of the country. In the enrolment centres, some voters did not see their names on the lists posted by ANE or noticed they were incorrectly transcribed. Corrections are performed at the Data treatment Center.
20 September 2020
In Somalia, staff of the National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) participated to a virtual training session on monitoring and evaluation.
This was conducted by UNDP monitoring and evaluation specialists and Integrated Electoral Support Group (IESG) capacity training officers