23-24 November 2017
EISA arranged a roundtable in Douala, Cameroon, on 23 and 24 November, initiating a discussion on the development of election principles and guidelines for Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS).
The roundtable was attended by chairpersons of election management bodies, members of civil society organisations of ECCAS member states, the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Office for Central Africa. Countries that participated included Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic of Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, São Tomé and Príncipe and Chad.
The first draft of the principles and guidelines will be tabled and debated at a follow-up meeting before being sent to the relevant members for further discussion, finalisation and endorsement.