Europe-CIS

November 7, 2019

Representatives of State and Local Bodies took part in the second BRIDGE workshop on Disability Rights in Elections

On September 18-19, 2019 IFES Kyrgyzstan with financial support of USAID and in cooperation with the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, held BRIDGE Disability Rights in […]
October 18, 2019

IFES-CEC Ukraine Training Center conducts Electoral Systems’ workshop

On September 24-26, IFES, in cooperation with the joint IFES-Central Election Commission (CEC) Training Center, conducted a three-day workshop on electoral systems using the Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections (BRIDGE) curriculum.
April 4, 2019

First BRIDGE TtF organized by IFES in Kyrgyzstan

First BRIDGE Train the Facilitators (TtF) workshop has been conducted in Bishkek during 4-15 March. The workshop was organized by the Representative Office of the International […]
November 14, 2018

Media and Elections modular workshop in Ukraine

The workshop was conducted in Kyiv, Ukraine, on October 23-25, 2018 and hosted by the joint IFES-CEC Administrative Center for the Training of Election Process Participants. The workshop was facilitated by three BRIDGE workshop-level facilitators Alyona Sheshenia. Anastasiia Matvienko and Yevheniia Pavlovska.
June 25, 2018

Voter and Civic Education BRIDGE Workshop in Ukraine, June 2018

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June 24, 2018

BRIDGE Civic Education Workshop, Moldova May 2018

Moldovan librarians to become focal points for civic education In the framework of the civic education campaign “Get involved!” organized by Center for Continuous Electoral Trainings […]
June 21, 2018

First BRIDGE workshop in Kyrgyzstan, Disability and Gender in Elections June 2018

First ever BRIDGE workshop in Kyrgyzstan: election stakeholders learn about the rights of persons with disabilities and gender aspects of electoral process On 31 May -2 […]
June 21, 2018

International IDEA hosts TtF in Stockholm, May- June 2018

From May 21 to June 1, 15 participants attended the BRIDGE Train the Facilitator workshop organized by International IDEA in Stockholm, Sweden. Through the Electoral Processes […]
March 19, 2018

IFES-CEC Ukraine Training Center Conducts Electoral Systems Workshop

IFES Ukraine in cooperation with the joint IFES-Central Election Commission (CEC) Administrative Center for the Training of Elections Process Participants and with the financial support of […]
December 12, 2017
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UNEAD, UNDP and OIC have organised a Gender and Elections workshop

The workshop was held during 10-12 October, 2017 at SESRIC headquarters, in Ankara, Turkey.

December 4, 2017
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Stockholm runs a workshop aimed at developing a new module

on 'The Financing and Budgeting of Elections'

October 12, 2017
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IFES-CEC Ukraine Training Center conducts a BRIDGE workshop

on Political Finance in September 2017

June 30, 2017
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Moldova: Enhancing awareness of electoral stakeholders on the gender perspective of different electoral systems


28 June, 2017

Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

June 7, 2017
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IFES-CEC Ukraine Training Center conducts Electoral Systems’ workshop

Conducted in Kyiv, Ukraine, on May 23-25, 2017

February 13, 2017
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IFES-CEC Ukraine Training Center conducts a BRIDGE workshop on Political Finance

 

 

 

 

 

January 25-27, 2017

October 18, 2016
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Electoral Training for the State Election Commission of Macedonia

Greetings from Macedonia for the entire BRIDGE community!

September 23, 2016
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Youth Political Leaders Continue Building BRIDGEs in Macedonia

The workshop was conducted in Popova Shapka, Macedonia, from 2nd until 4th September.

April 27, 2016
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Managing Electoral Processes in Georgia

Fifteen workshops on Managing Electoral Processes were conducted in Batumi

April 7, 2016
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Ukrainian election stakeholders learn about the best practices in Political Financing

 

 

 

 

 

April 4, 2016
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Workshop on Disability Rights and Gender in Ukraine


March 8, 2016
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First Train the Facilitators Workshop in Ukraine


January 29, 2016
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Alternative EDR Mechanisms Being Practiced in Macedonia

Election disputes are inherent to elections....

January 14, 2016
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Workshop on Political Financing in Moldova in November

UNDP Moldova with cooperation of Central Election Commission (CEC) of Moldova and financial support of Sweden government

January 14, 2016
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Workshop on Political Financing in Ukraine in December

IFES Ukraine with cooperation of Central Election Commission (CEC) of Ukraine and financial support of Canadian government, held BRIDGE Political Financing workshop for the representatives of CEC and CSOs

December 1, 2015
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Consolidation of the electoral training capacity

of the Center for Continuous Electoral Training from the Republic of Moldova

November 11, 2015
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Young Political Leaders Building BRIDGEs in Macedonia

to strengthen the capacities of the Youth Wings of the political parties in Macedonia

September 10, 2015
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Exploring civic education and voter information topics in Ukraine and Republic of Moldova

From 10 to 13 August 2015, twelve representatives of the Central Electoral Commission

July 16, 2015
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UNDP Albania organized a workshop on electoral dispute resolution

In total, 23 participants attended the workshop

July 16, 2015
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Gender Workshop Held In Albania

May 2015

June 17, 2015
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First BRIDGE Train the Facilitators workshop in Romania

Conducted between 15 and 24 May 2015

January 6, 2015
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BRIDGE Election Observation Module for Kosovar Civil Society

We love BRIDGE for the magic environment it can create during those special courses where everyone leaves feeling like family

December 18, 2014
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Nations United in Romanian Regional Training on Civic Education and Voter Information

UNDP Romania office hosted a very special gathering in Bucharest last week

April 3, 2014
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Workshop with TtF elements in Georgia

UNDP/Georgia, with the financial assistance of EU and in partnership with Central Election Commission of Georgia and the Centre of Electoral Systems Development, Reforms and Trainings, conducted 7-day BRIDGE workshop on Elections and Training.

January 2, 2014
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Moldova EMB enhances its capacity with accredited facilitators

UNDP Moldova Democracy Programme/Elections, in partnership with the Central Elections Commission of Moldova

November 25, 2013
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Access to Electoral Processes Workshop in Moldova

The modernization of the Moldovan electoral process and the institutional consolidation of the Central Electoral Commission of Moldova (CEC) have been supported by the UNDP Moldova Democracy Programme.

October 10, 2013
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Strategic Planning Workshop for SEC Republic of Macedonia

The Strategic Planning Process (2014 – 2016) of the State Election Commission (SEC) of the Republic of Macedonia (SEC) was facilitated by two BRIDGE facilitators, Zage Filipovski and Ljupka Guguchevska. Both BRIDGE facilitators were coaching SEC staff (Chiefs of Sectors, Secretary General and State Advisers) through the planning process.

September 23, 2013
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Gender Module Empowers Gender Equality Network, Georgia

IFES Georgia is implementing the Increased Trust in the Electoral Process (ITEP) program, a four-year initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

September 19, 2013
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Electoral Systems workshop for electoral reform in Georgia

 

UNDP Georgia, within the project “Promoting Credible and Sustainable Electoral Institutions and Processes” with the financial support of EU and in coordination with the Parliament of Georgia, organized the workshop on the Electoral Systems

June 27, 2013
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Macedonia Local Elections – Lessons Learned

Local elections in the Republic of Macedonia were held on 24 March, second round on 7 April and re-voting on several polling stations on 21 April 2013.

June 18, 2013
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TtF in Georgia for Key Electoral Stakeholders

The importance of the Train the Facilitator workshop in Georgia has grown since BRIDGE in Georgia has welcomed new family members from the Political Parties and Observer Organizations.

June 14, 2013
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BRIDGE Dispute Resolution workshop in Albania

Albanians will go to the polls on 23 June to elect their 2013-2017 legislature. These elections, and the electoral reforms that preceded them, are of significant importance for the country’s democratization and EU integration prospects.

June 4, 2013
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A TtF in The Hague

Subsequent to the success of the first BRIDGE Train the Facilitator - TtF Course, a joint collaboration between The Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy – NIMD and International IDEA, which was held in Pretoria, South Africa on 6-17 February 2012, NIMD organised another TtF in The Hague, Netherlands on 14- 24 May 2013

April 18, 2013
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Exploring gender issues in Moldova

From 10 to 12 of April 2013, representatives of the Parliament of Republic of Moldova and Central Electoral Commission (CEC) have participated in a joint workshop to explore the topic of Gender and Elections.

March 18, 2013

Polling, Counting and Enthusiasm in Shtip

Highly enthusiastic with the previous experiences and the outcomes of BRIDGE workshops in Macedonia, the State Election Commission (SEC) gladly decided to use BRIDGE methodology in the mandatory training SEC is organizing and conducting for the members of the lower electoral management bodies.

March 4, 2013
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Reforming Electoral Systems in Georgia

UNDP Georgia, within the project “Promoting Credible and Sustainable Electoral Institutions and Processes” with the financial support of EU and in coordination with the Parliament of Georgia, organized the workshop on the Electoral Systems for the members of the parliament and leaders of the NGOs who are considered to work on the future electoral reform.

February 26, 2013
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Kosovo Enters New Phase of Sustainability with Five Workshop Facilitators

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) within the framework of “Strengthening Election Administration in Kosovo” project, with the financial support of USAID and in partnership with the Central Election Commission of Kosovo organized two BRIDGE trainings for 36 representatives of Municipal Electoral Offices and staff of Central Election Commission of Kosovo.

February 20, 2013

Newly recruited staff for CEC of Moldova get acquainted with Electoral Administration

On 24-25 January 2013 the Central Electoral Commission of Moldova (CEC) with the support of UNDP Democracy Programme/Elections organized a BRIDGE workshop on Introduction to Electoral Administration for the CEC new staff.

November 20, 2012

Accessing Macedonia

Anticipating the upcoming Local Elections in March 2013, State Election Commission of Macedonia (SEC) organized three Access to the Electoral Process workshops during October 2012.

November 9, 2012

Exploring gender and electoral administration in Moldova and Romania

From 15 to 19 October 2012, the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova and the Permanent Electoral Authority of Romania participated in a joint workshop to explore the topic of gender and elections using the GPECS customised BRIDGE module.

October 25, 2012

BRIDGE United: Train the Facilitator Workshop in Kosovo unites CSOs and Election Administration

IFES Kosovo, within the framework of “Strengthening Election Administration in Kosovo” project, with the financial support of USAID and in partnership with the Central Election Commission of Kosovo, has organized a TtF workshop for CEC staff and representatives of the CSOs.

September 20, 2012

BRIDGE at the Mostar BRIDGE in Bosnia and Herzegovina

A special event showcasing the "Access to Electoral Processes" E BRIDGE module was held on 13th September at the 21st ACEEEO Annual Conference in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

September 4, 2012

BRIDGE for Electoral Stakeholders in Georgia

UNDP Georgia in cooperation with the Central Election Commission of Georgia and the Center for Training and Electoral Reforms, with the financial support of the EU, held five customized BRIDGE workshops for the Electoral Stakeholders of Georgia for the upcoming Parliamentary Elections in Georgia, set for October 1, 2012.

August 9, 2012

The First BRIDGE in the Republic of Macedonia…and first three Macedonian Workshop Facilitators

Between the 11 and the 18 of July 2012 in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, a two days curriculum development and a three day workshop on “Strategic & Operational
Planning” were carried out. 

May 16, 2012

Promoting Change in Moldova!

The Central Electoral Commission (CEC) of Moldova and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) held two Political Financing workshops in Chisinau, the capital of Moldova.

May 10, 2012

A European Showcase

 The Showcase Seminar organized on 3-4 May in Vienna, Austria, was the very first one that aimed to bring together election professionals from across Europe. 

April 18, 2012

A Few Firsts For Romania

From 26-30 March 2012, BRIDGE made its first appearance in Bucharest, Romania to a group of 26 expectant and curious election stakeholders from the region [including: Albania; Armenia; Georgia; Kyrgyzstan; Moldova; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Ukraine].

March 13, 2012

BRIDGE in Georgia brings another 380 Electoral Professionals and five workshop facilitators

IFES Georgia, implementing USAID-funded program Increased Trust in the Electoral Process (ITEP), in collaboration with the Central Election Commission of Georgia, conducted 15 four-day customized BRIDGE workshops for District Election Commission (DEC) members for the capacity enhancement of the mid-level election administration in Georgia in the period of Jan 22-Feb 25, 2012.

March 9, 2012

Europe and CIS Regional BRIDGE Workshop on Gender and Elections

On 13 - 17 February 2012, UNDP's Global Programme for Electoral Cycle Support (GPECS) organized 2 BRIDGE workshops on Gender and Elections that aimed to build knowledge and introduce practical tools to mainstream gender into electoral administration and programming for EMB and UNDP representatives from Europe and CIS region.

December 7, 2011

An Eastern and Central European TtF

The regional Train the Facilitator workshop in Budapest, Hungary was the first training of BRIDGE facilitators in Central and Eastern Europe and therefore, it is of utmost importance in terms of introducing BRIDGE as a capacity building tool in the region.

December 6, 2011

BRIDGE workshop for improving voter registration in Moldova

The voter registration process in Moldova is complex, and no institution - not even the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) - has full and complete responsibility or control over the process.

November 14, 2011

BRIDGE training in Election Administration and Electoral Observation for the “Elections Expert” group – The first BRIDGE training ever held in Paris!

From September 26 to 30, a group of 20 francophone election experts were part of a capacity building training around the themes of electoral administration & observation in Paris, France.

 

October 31, 2011

A Regional BRIDGE Workshop in Hungary

The Association of European Election Officials (ACEEEO), that was established in 1991 and is based in Budapest, Hungary, organized and implemented a regional BRDIGE module workshop.

October 20, 2011

Third Out-of-Country Voting BRIDGE workshop organized in Moldova

Central Electoral Commission (CEC) of Moldova held an External Voting BRIDGE workshop on 5-7-th October, 2011.

September 21, 2011

Europe and CIS Regional BRIDGE Workshop on Electoral Systems

Within the GPECS Europe and CIS component, the UNDP’s Democratic Governance Group of the Bureau for Development Policy (DGG/BDP) and UNDP Bratislava Regional Center (UNDP BRC) in cooperation with UNDP/Turkmenistan has organized a five-day Europe and CIS Regional BRIDGE Workshop

August 5, 2011

Introduction BRIDGE module for new Moldovan CEC members

On 28 and 29 July 2011, the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova restarted a key internal development programme for its members and staff through the presentation of a BRIDGE ‘Introduction to Electoral Administration’ workshop in Chisinau.

June 2, 2011

First Media BRIDGE Workshop in Georgia

UNDP in Georgia supports capacity building of the Election Administration of Georgia and other Election Stakeholders through the BRIDGE programme.

February 21, 2011

BRIDGE Intro for Georgian EA and Observers

The BRIDGE project in Georgia is implemented by UNDP project Promoting Dialogue and Capacity for Effective National Electoral Processes

December 20, 2010

CEC Georgia BRIDGE Showcase

UNDP in Georgia, with the financial support of European Union, continues support of BRIDGE implementation for the EMB of Georgia.

December 19, 2010

Georgia Electoral Training

UNDP/Georgia project Promoting Dialogue and Capacity for Effective National Electoral Processes, with the financial support of European Union, aims at building the capacity of the Election Administration of Georgia.

November 23, 2010

BRIDGE Electoral Observers Module training in Turkmenistan

In the framework of Enhancing Electoral system and processes in Turkmenistan project, UNDP Turkmenistan in partnership with CEC organized a whole range of capacity building activities

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