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Enhancing the Capacity of Electoral Officials in Lebanon

Training the electoral officials and relevant stakeholders is an essential part of each election. Hence, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP), funded by the EU and USAID, supported the Ministry of Interior and...

Awareness Sessions Targeting Women Candidates & Voters in Lebanon

  Under the framework of the “Lebanese Women in Elections” initiative, which aims to enhance women’s capacities to participate in the upcoming parliamentary elections, the UNDP’s Lebanese Elections Assistance Project (LEAP), funded by the European Union, UN Women and...

Sierra Leone elects new president with high voter turnout

On 4 April 2018, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) declared candidate Julius Maada Bio as the Republic of Sierra Leone’s new President- see the video here:   On 31 March, some 2,578,271 voters headed to the polls for the presidential run-off election in 11,122...

Street theatre supports women’s voting rights in Sierra Leone

Prince Michael Meama has two daughters, aged five and two. By the time his eldest child reaches voting age, if not before, he hopes there will be no need for the kind of street theatre he helped create for Sierra Leone’s 2018 elections.   As secretary of the Calabash...

Accessible Elections in Sierra Leone

Prior to the 2018 elections, the National Electoral Commission installed 126 ramps and benches at polling stations across the country, improving access for voters with disabilities on an unprecedented scale. The project enabled thousands to exercise their franchise on...

EU-UNDP Joint Photo Exhibition in Brussels

The EC-UNDP Joint Task Force on Electoral Assistance organized a joint photo exhibition entitled “The Power of Democracy” in the heart of Brussels from 20 February until 3 March 2018. The overall goal of the exhibition was to demonstrate the importance and value of...

Promoting Everyone’s Right to Vote in Sierra Leone

The National Election Commission (NEC) and the National Commission for Persons Living with Disabilities (NCPD) are working to empower voters with disability and promote their active participation to the elections. In preparation for 7 March general elections, for the...

Guinea holds first local elections since 2005

On 4 February 2018, Guinea organised polling for the election of local mayors in municipalities for the first time since 2005. Almost 6 million Guineans (5 845 345 voters in total) were registered to vote to elect municipal counselors in the country’s 342 electoral...

Biometric voter registration ongoing in Zimbabwe

As part of the preparations for next year’s elections and with support from ZIM-ECO project, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), launched a country-wide Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) process, starting on 10 October 2017. This mobile registration process has...

NIEC holds consultations with regional stakeholders in Somalia

Jan 22, 2018 Following the Mogadishu Agreement on 5 November 2017 between the Federal Government (FGS) and the different Federal Member States of Somalia (FMS), the National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) commenced on 17 December its consultative meetings...

“Elections Management & Operations” BRIDGE Workshop

  Beirut, 11 December 2017 The United Nations Development Programme - Lebanese Elections Assistance Project organized a BRIDGE (Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections) workshop on “Elections Management & Operations” from 6 to 8 December 2017 in...

Historic elections in Nepal

  On 7 December 2017, Nepal organized polling for the second phase of the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections, completing all voting for the direct elections required to set up the federal structure of the 2015 Constitution. Voters...

Making hearing impaired people feel the beat of election in Nepal

"The democratic process, which is the cornerstone of peace, security and prosperity, is not complete without inclusion of all, including people with disability," Dr. Ayodhee Prasad Yadav, the Chief Commissioner, emphasized in an interaction programme between the...

Candidate Nomination complete for upcoming elections in Nepal

Sunday 19 November saw the completion of the complex process of candidate nominations for the upcoming election of House of Representatives and the seven State Assemblies. The elections for the provincial and federal levels of government are to be held together but in...


EU-UNDP Photo exhibition: The Power of Democracy

Lebanon 2018 Voter Registration Campaign: TV spot

Lebanon 2018
Half of society… Half of parliament

Lebanon 2018
Half of society… Half of parliament

Zimbabwe – Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) TVC for Everyone SHONA

Zimbabwe- Biometric Voter Registration

Zimbabwe-Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) TVC Busy Mom

Zimbabwe- Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) TVC Zimbabwe Round Table

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC)

EC-UNDP Joint Task Force on Electoral Assistance

Interview with European Union Ambassador

Interview with country Director UNDP Nepal

Street drama for violence free election – UNDP Nepal

Peaceful election is my right! UNDP Nepal

The Participation of Women in Political Life
Quota & TSMs

Voter Authentication Devices Testing
in Armenia

Understanding the dimensions
of Sustainable Development

How good are Africa’s elections?
Watch out Afrobarometer video

UNDP LEAP – Gender Quota
& Other Temporary Special Measures

Working with persons with disabilities
Making Inclusion Happen

Renewed EC-UNDP partnership on electoral assistance

Elections, Violence and
Conflict Prevention

Good Governance and Elections,
Antonio Vigilante

Helen Clark on EU UNDP Partnership
in Electoral Assistance

Past Events


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2016 EC-UNDP Electoral Assistance Seminar

Gathering of EU Delegations and UNDP Country Offices in Brussels On 10 and 11 November 2016 the Joint Task Force (JTF) on Electoral Assistance organized a two-day seminar on Electoral Assistance for the staff of UNDP Country Offices (CO) and EU Delegations (EUD) from...