In recent years, statistically based observation (SBO) methodologies, such as parallel vote tabulations (PVTs), have allowed a growing number of civil society groups to systematically monitor elections in their home countries and verify outcomes both accurately and efficiently. While these methodologies have enhanced the credibility of elections around the world, they can also be applied outside the realm of election monitoring. On October 16...
CFFESD Employs SBO Techniques to Monitor Albanian Health Care Center Performance
Jailed Democracy Advocate, Anar Mammadli, Receives Award for Outstanding Civil Society Action
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...