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 8, 2010

BRIDGE Showcase for Observers – Georgia

BRIDGE in Georgia was first introduced in 2003 as HYBRIDGE for the operational training of EMBs
October 22, 2010

Legal Framework Module – Georgia

Following the capacity building initiatives, launched in March 2009
October 19, 2010

IFES Brings BRIDGE to the Balkans!

In its 10th year, it is wonderful that BRIDGE has now been introduced to the Balkans. As part of its technical assistance strategy partnership with the Kosovo Central Election Commission (CEC) and its Secretariat (CECS), IFES undertook to facilitate two, one-week workshops - one for Commissioners and one for the staff of the Secretariat.
July 29, 2010

BRIDGE for the Diplomats of Moldova

UNDP/Moldova with the financial support of EU, implements the election assistance project. The project has vastly used BRIDGE as a capacity building tool for electoral administration
April 7, 2010
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Planning Workshop in Moldova

The Central Election Commission and UNDP Moldova conducted a BRIDGE workshop
January 4, 2010

BRIDGE TtF in Moldova: the last thing before Christmas!

Moldova is a small country in Eastern Europe, neighbouring Ukraine and Romania. It used to be part of the Soviet Union for about 40 years and became an independent parliamentary republic in 1991 after collapse of the USSR.
December 14, 2009

Long – awaited Bridge Workshop comes to Brussels

To run a BRIDGE workshop in the “capital of Europe” has been a long-standing discussion amongst some of the key election practitioners working in Europe. This “dream” came true with a Train the Facilitator (TtF) workshop co-hosted at the UN House and the NEEDS Offices in Brussels from 9th to 20th November 2009.
November 23, 2009
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BRIDGE in a castle in Stadtschlaining – and it snowed!

In November 2009 Michael Lidauer, Training Coordinator from the Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR) in Stadtschlaining, Austria conducted a specialisation course on ‘Election Observation and Assistance’. 
July 27, 2009

BRIDGE TtF in Georgia

UNDP/Georgia with the financial support of EU, implements the project "Developing Capacities for Democratic Institutions for Fair Electoral Processes and Active Civil Participation" and has been widely supporting the EA training programs since 2003. The conduct of the TtF was planned through the BRIDGE Needs Assessment mission in Georgia that was conducted in March 2009 by the BRIDGE expert facilitator Ross Attrill. The aim of the the TtF was to accredit the facilitators who in their turn shall conduct the BRIDGE workshops to strengthen the capacities of the District and Central Election Commission of Georgia. TtF was held through July 6 - 17, 2009 in GPH Hotel, Kobuleti, Georgia.
March 27, 2007

Preparing for the May 2007 elections in Armenia

The parliamentary elections to be held in Armenia on 12 May 2007 will be an important indicator of democratic progress. Between 19 February and 2 March 2007, International IDEA and the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) in Armenia trained 29 persons (including 27 from Armenia and 2 from abroad) to become professional and ethical trainers in (BRIDGE Train the Facilitator Course) electoral administration in Yerevan, Armenia.
March 27, 2007

BRIDGE University Course in Yerevan

The department of Political science at the Slavonic University in Yerevan intends to establish a new course of elections, based on BRIDGE-Armenia material and methodology and has initiated a presentation of BRIDGE-Armenia Manual in the University in March 2007. In order to have a better understanding of BRIDGE-Armenia materials, methodology and approach, one of the PhD students of the University attended selected sessions of BRIDGE Armenia TtF as an observer.
February 7, 2007

BRIDGE Manual: Armenian Translations

In January 2007, International IDEA and the Central Electoral Commission of Armenia published the Armenia BRIDGE Manual, focused specifically on Armenia's election administration experiences and needs.
January 26, 2007

BRIDGE Train The Facilitator, Stockholm Jan 29 – Feb 9 2007

International IDEA, a founding partner of the BRIDGE Project, has organised a "Train the Facilitators" in Stockholm Sweden from Monday 29 January - Friday 9 February 2007. The course is being facilitatoed by 3 IDEA staff members, Margot Gould, Maria Gratchew and Emad Yousef. The fourth facilitator is Therese Pearce Laanela, former IDEA staff member and currently working as one of the contributors to BRIDGE Version 2. Ossama Kamel from IFES Egypt is co-facilitating the course to finish his accreditation as a BRIDGE facilitator.


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