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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...

Promoting Everyone’s Right to Vote

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...

Local level elections in Province No. 2 enter the counting phase

The Election Commission Nepal (ECN) successfully conducted polling for the third and final phase of local level elections in Nepal on 18 September 2017. ECN declared that turnout in this phase was 77 percent of registered voters, the highest among all seven provinces,...

Election Commission of Nepal completes voter registration update

The Election Commission Nepal (ECN) conducted a new biometric voter registration drive from 16 July to 19 August 2017 and collected data from over 1.3 million voters across the country.   “As per preliminary details provided by our local offices, the number of new...

Press Release: Security Training in Liberia

  PRESS RELEASE 9 August 2017 In advance of the 10 October 2017 general elections in Liberia civilian security personnel are participating in a series of training sessions in electoral security with support of the multi-donor basket fund in cooperation with the...

Liberia: Exhibition of the Provisional Voter Register

The National Elections Commission (NEC) has successfully conducted the exhibition of the provisional voter register from 12 to 18 June 2017 in all of the 2080 exhibition centers across the 15 counties of the country.   This activity enabled voters to verify...

Local Elections Phase II concluded with large turnout in Nepal

On Wednesday 28 June 2017, polling for phase II of the historic local elections has been successfully completed with a significant turnout despite some threats of disruption in the voting process and monsoon rain. The second phase of the local elections in Nepal,...

Nepal 2017 Local Election e-Day

The Nepal local election is conducted in two phases: Polling for the local Units comprised in Provinces 3, 4 and 6 is on 14 May, and for those in Provinces 1, 2, 5 and 7 scheduled for 14 June. On Sunday 14 May, Nepali citizens voted to elect their representatives of...


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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At Place de l’Albertine
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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...