Azerbaijani democracy advocate Anar Mammadli was awarded the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). The award is given each year to recognize the contribution of individuals to “outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights in Europe and...
Jailed Democracy Advocate, Anar Mammadli, Receives Award for Outstanding Civil Society Action
East African Civil Society Prioritizes Long-Term Observation
Across the African continent, threats to electoral integrity have increasingly moved towards the pre-election period, necessitating thorough oversight of the entire election process. Voter registration, in particular, has emerged as a key area of contention on the continent, as the bulge of African youth comes of voting age and the adoption of new registration technologies creates cultures of uncertainty and mistrust. Though citizen election...