17 Aug 2011

As Egypt prepares for parliamentary elections under newly amended electoral laws, it is important to understand the ongoing changes to the electoral framework and the impact these changes will have on the electoral process moving forward.

10 Aug 2011

Today, 15 out of every 100 persons in the world, or one billion people, have a disability.

27 Jul 2011

The purpose of this report is to give a brief analysis of the Law on Political Financing which was published in the “Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia” on 14 June 2011. In addition, comments are given regarding the enforcement of this Act, focusing on the successful implementation in relation to the elections planned for early 2012.

13 Jul 2011

Just six months after the Jasmine Revolution, Tunisia prepares to elect representatives to their National Constituent Assembly this October.

This FAQ pulls together the most frequently asked questions regarding the process, structure and nuance of election preparation.

Get answers to questions, such as:

15 Jun 2011

Book Information

Although successful elections are possible without registering voters, a registration process and the production of a voter register has many significant advantages. Two major advantages are an increase in transparency of the electoral process and facilitating an appeals process for a voter who is denied inclusion.  

14 Jun 2011

Lebanon announced a new cabinet under Prime Minster Najib Mikati after operating without a government since January.

14 Jun 2011

Every year we strive to increase the impact of our work in the field so each individual's voice can be heard through a just political process. This past year we continued that goal with a few notable "firsts":

7 Jun 2011

As countries in the Middle East and North Africa continue to shift towards democracy, it is important to understand the countries’ existing legal frameworks to know where reform must begin.

16 May 2011

While electoral complaints adjudication does not often garner as much attention as the casting of ballots, it is a crucial part of the elections process. After all, the legitimacy of an election, and by extension public confidence in democratic institutions, depends in part on the way countries resolve election disputes and complaints.

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