As Yemen’s National Dialogue process came to a close this January, civic and political leaders have begun to prepare for the nation’s first multiparty parliamentary and presidential elections since the early 2000s. Given the entrenched political divisions that exist in Yemen, as well as the nation’s history with electoral and political violence, making a decision on an equitable electoral system for the 2014 polls has proved to be a...
YEMN and NODS Train Local Religious Leaders on Electoral Systems
Launch of East and Horn of Africa Election Observers Network (E-HORN)
GNDEM is pleased to officially welcome the East and Horn of Africa Election Observers Network (E-HORN), a new regional network connecting citizen observers in Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. From October 28 to 30, 2013, E-HORN leaders gathered together in Machakos, Kenya to officiate the network, develop a coordination mechanism, and consider strategies for developing the capacity of citizen observers across the region....