The one week training, themed: 'Training on Access to Information on Electoral Process Module'
Women Parliamentary Caucus trained on Gender and elections
The Mozambican Country Office of NIMD (Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy) hosted a customized BRIDGE Workshop
23rd June, 2014, National Electoral Commission (NEC) employees convened in the coastal and historic town of Bagamoyo, Tanzania, to attend a BRIDGE modular training on Voter Registration.
A Modular BRIDGE Workshop on Media and Elections was held at Valencia Hotel, in Abuja, from 7 to 11 July 2014 for the National Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ) members.
The focus of the workshop was to improve relationships of
With regards to the project capacity development programme, the project's main training methodology was BRIDGE.....
Bulawayo - ZESN in collaboration with ZEC held a three-day Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections (BRIDGE) workshop in Bulawayo from the 18th to 20th of June 2014.
Les prochaines élections législatives partielles en République de Madagascar se dérouleront le 29 aout 2014 et seront suivie, probablement avant la fin de l'année par les élections locales
Following the 2011 General Elections, the Uganda Electoral Commission conducted an institutional evaluation to review performance and develop a new strategic plan.
The West African country of Mali has come a long way since the military coup of March 2012 which troubled what had been referred to as a "beacon of democracy".
Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC) has organized for the 4th time the BRIDGE workshops, with the topic "External Voting", in Romanian Language.
Twenty one representatives from National Electoral Commission (NEC) and Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC) gathered in Bagamoyo, Tanzania, to take part in a BRIDGE Train the Facilitators workshop
From March 31 through April 3, 2014, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) made the headlines with a great second BRIDGE training on political finance held in the historic city of Sikasso, in southern Mali.
Twenty-three representatives from the Malagasy Electoral Commission
The National Electoral Commission (NEC) of Rwanda in collaboration with the Governance team of One UN Rwanda, held the BRIDGE workshop on Contestants, Media and Elections for the Political parties and media practitioners during December 17-21, 2013, in Musanze, Rwanda.
The Republic of Malawi is fast approaching its May 2014 Tri-partite Elections. These elections mark another important moment for democratic progression in Malawi as the country has seen radical changes in its political landscape since its last election event.
The 'Preventing Electoral Violence in the SADC region' project, PEV-SADC (www.pev-sadc.eu) delivered a BRIDGE Train the Facilitator (TtF) Workshop in Windhoek, Namibia from 25 November to 6 December 2013.
"Preventing Electoral Violence in the Countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)"
In continued support of the regional electoral network,
Dans le cadre du Projet d’Appui à la Crédibilité et à la Transparence des Elections à Madagascar, PACTE (www.pacte-madagascar.eu) et du Projet Preventing Election-related Violence in SADC countries, PEV-SADC (www.pev-sadc.eu), sur financement de l’Union européenne, une formation modulaire BRIDGE sur l’ « observation électorale » adaptée au contexte malgache a eu lieu du 20 au 23 novembre 2013.
Sur financement de l’Union européenne, les projets PACTE - Projet d'Appui à la Crédibilité et à la Transparence des Elections à Madagascar (www.pacte-madagascar.eu) et PEV-SADC - Preventing Electoral Violence in the Countries of the Southern African Development Community
The Zimbabwe Electoral Support Network (ZESN) supported by international partner the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted a BRIDGE Civic Education Modular workshop from 06-08 November, 2013, in Kadoma District located in the Mashonaland West Province of Zimbabwe. The objectives of the workshop aimed at building capacity of the target audience to develop effective public outreach programmes.
Twenty four participants from Mozambican political Parties, Civil Society Organizations and Electoral Management Bodies attended the BRIDGE Training the Facilitator, in Maputo, from 14-25 October 2013.
Un double atelier de formation modulaire BRIDGE sur le « Genre et élections » s’est déroulé du 07 au 11 octobre 2013 à l’Hôtel Sarakawa dans la ville de Lomé ; capitale de la République du Togo.
UNDP Liberia Electoral Cycle Support Project, upon request by the chairman of the National Elections Commission of Liberia, organized BRIDGE workshop on Introduction to Electoral Administration. The purpose of the workshop was to provide new Commissioners and senior officials of NEC with general knowledge on electoral issues, and opportunity to discuss current challenges for upcoming Senatorial Elections of 2014.
On Wednesday, October 09, 2013, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa launched its 2014 Election Campaign in Midrand, marking the beginning of the vibrant atmosphere associated with this phase of the electoral cycle.
In the context of the continued support to the SADC Election Support Network (SADC-ESN), the European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES) and the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) in collaboration with the Secretariat of SADC-ESN have delivered a BRIDGE Train the Facilitator session in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, from 23 September to 4 October 2013.
The Anambra State Independent Electoral Commission (ANSIEC) had 5 day training workshop on ‘BRIDGE’ (Building Resources in Democracy, Governance, and Election) modular on Introduction to Election Administration for the members and staff of the commission between 12th – 16th of August, 2013, preparatory to the conduct of forth coming local Government elections in the state.
They say that, there is "always light at the end of the tunnel" is the situation Anambra people in South Eastern Nigeria are in, at this point in time. Having spent fifteen years of no elections at local government, the Governor recently surprised them with announcement and all is geared towards 5th October 2013, when they will conduct their Local Government elections.
Samedi 28 septembre 2013, la Guinée n’a pas manqué son rendez-vous avec l’Histoire. Trois ans après une élection présidentielle qui a marqué les esprits en introduisant l’alternance, le pays s’est doté d’une Assemblée nationale qui vient compléter le dispositif institutionnel soutenant la sortie de crise, la normalisation démocratique et la consolidation d’un état de droit.
From September 16 through 20, with USAID support, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) brought together 22 participants from the Malian Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), the Direction Générale des Elections (DGE), the Ministry of Territorial Administration (MATD) – the three EMBs - and staff from the local IFES office.
In the framework of its annual work plan, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) of São Tomé e Principe organized a BRIDGE workshop on Strategic, Operational and Financial Planning.
With financial support provided by Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), a team of UNDP/NEC facilitators conducted a BRIDGE Civic Education Module on 21-23 August at Golden Gate Hotel.
The Electoral Commission of Lesotho in conjunction with the United Nations Development Program - UNDP organised a BRIDGE Gender and Elections course on 29 July to 02 August 2013 in Mohale Lodge- Lesotho.
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance office in Addis Ababa twinned Media and Elections using BRIDGE in an English run training workshop held at the Radisson Blue Hotel from the 22 to 26 July 2013.
Two BRIDGE TTF’s were given simultaneously in Antananarivo, Madagascar, between 16 – 26 July 2013 for Electoral Observation Networks in the framework of two EU funded projects.
Election practitioners and media professionals from both the East and West of Africa, converged at the home of the African Union, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 22-26 July, 2013, to explore ways and means of strengthening relationships as strategic allies in deepening democracy as they carry out their different mandates.
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) in conjunction with the National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia organized a BRIDGE Media and Elections workshop from July 08-11, 2013, in Monrovia, Liberia.
For a period in 2013, uncertainty was lingering on when the Zimbabwean elections would be held. Two Constitutional Court rulings in June stated that the election had to be held by July 31 2013 and so this date was announced as the elections day for Zimbabwe.
Within the support provided to the Tunisian Authorities after the NCA election, IFES and UNDP, in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs (MSA) of Tunisia, have organized two training workshops for MSA staff on civic education for Illiterate voters.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES) have organized two BRIDGE “Introduction to Election Administration” workshops.
After the post electoral crisis of 2010, Cote d'Ivoire strived to rebuild its democratic institutions and organised two key elections (parliamentary in 2011 and local government elections in 2012).
Du 30 mai au 12 juin 2013 s'est tenu au Centre d'Information des Nations Unies à Brazzaville, l'atelier formation BRIDGE en Administration électorale et information des électeurs pour 42 acteurs des Organisations de la Société Congolaise.
Democratic Governance for Development, a project under UNDP, funded the Gender and Elections module for Gender Desk Officers for State Independent Election Commissions.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES) have organized the first BRIDGE TtF workshop for Sudan’s National Elections Commission (NEC) in May 2013.
Juchée sur les collines de la région administrative des Plateaux, Kpalimé, petite ville située à 120km au nord-est de la capitale Lomé, a accueilli du 06 au 17 mai 2013, une deuxième session de formation de facilitateurs BRIDGE organisée par le PNUD/Togo, avec l’appui financier de l’Union Européenne, dans le cadre du Projet d’Appui aux Processus Electoraux (PAPE).
Facilitators UNDP Rwanda under the Governance Support Program recruited fully accredited BRIDGE facilitators Mr. Shalva Tskhakaya from Georgia and Mr. Madhu Prasad Regmi from Nepal to conduct a 10-days workshop on Introduction to Electoral Administration and Strategic and Financial Planning modules for the high level officials of National Elections Commission of Rwanda.
As the Electoral Commission of Burundi (CENI) is preparing for the 2015 presidential elections, one of their main challenges will be to effectively work with all electoral stakeholders in order to build trust in the process.
After the passing away of President Professor Bingu wa Mutharika President Mutharika of Malawi in April, 2012 the presidential title was taken over by former Vice-President Joyce Banda.
As part of preparations for the forthcoming Tripartite Elections scheduled to take place in May, 2014, the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) organized a 10-day intensive Train the Facilitator (TtF) Workshop at Shire Highlands Hotel in Blantyre from 23rd April to 3rd May, 2013.