EISA - Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa

 
 

DEMOCRACY

Who we are


Where we work

EISA was established in 1996 and has a vision of Africa where democratic governance, human rights and citizen participation are upheld peacefully.
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New EISA Executive Director appointed by Board

The EISA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Baïdessou Soukolgué as the new EISA Executive Director effective from 1st November 2021. Mr Soukolgué has over 15 years experience in the field of institutional capacity and electoral assistance and has been working with EISA since 2009.

IN AFRICA

Where we work

EISA has the following regional and field offices:

 
 

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JOURNAL OF AFRICAN ELECTIONS

Call for Contributions

EISA invites contributions to the Journal of African Elections from academics and election practitioners internationally.
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Regional Representative in Gabon to ECCAS

EISA has a vacancy in Libreville, Gabon for the position of Regional Representative to the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS). The position is open to Central African nationals.
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CREDIBLE ELECTIONS

What we do


What we do

We promote credible elections, encourage citizen participation and strengthen political institutions for sustainable democracy in Africa.
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EISA SOMALIA

Somalia 2021 Election Update


Somalia 2021 Election Update

The Somalia 2021 Election Update was set up to provide regular and reliable election related information for the Somali elections.
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EISA CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Citizen observation mission report release


Bangui, 25 Jun 2021: RAC released its general report on the electoral process

EISA's citizen observer partner, Reseau arc-en-ciel (RAC), released its general report on the electoral process at a presentation ceremony in Bangui on 25 June 2021.
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EISA SOMALIA

CSO Election situation room launched


Mogadishu, 30 June 2021: CSO Election situation room launched

The Situation Room, will facilitate information gathering on conflict, enhance collaborative partnership, and rapid response to conflict in the 2021 electoral process..
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EISA DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Supporting citizen observation & electoral reform


2017 Election: Congolese Voters queue to cast their ballots at a poliing station

EISA DRC's has new project supports CSOs in electoral reform advocacy and builds their capacity to conduct professional and credible election observation.
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EISA MADAGASCAR

Balanced gender representation in decision-making bodies


Webinar: Transformative leadership and the balanced representation of women and men in decision-making bodies

EISA Madagascar held a webinar "Transformative leadership and the balanced representation of women and men in decision-making bodies" for the 2021 global Generation Equality Forum.
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REGIONAL FORUM 2021

Post-election recommendations and electoral reform advocacy


REGIONAL FORUM 2021: Post-election recommendations and electoral reform advocacy

Recurring challenges around the implementation of recommendations across countries have prompted international and citizen observer groups alike to reflect on the importance of follow-ups on recommendations.
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