EISA Niger

Dr Kabir Sani, president of the Niger Media Regulation Council (left) with Dr Dr Ioneta, EU Ambassador in Niger, and Mathieu Bile, EISA's country Director in Niger (right)

EISA Executive Director's working visit to Niger

In October of 2020, EISA's Executive Director, Mr Denis Kadima conducted a working visit to Niger where the Executive Director visited various stakeholders.

About EISA Niger

EISA opened its Niger field office programme in June 2020 to support the Electoral Commission and the Media Regulator for credible, inclusive, and peaceful local, presidential, and parliamentary elections in 2020 and 2021.

Support to the Electoral Commission
Advocate Issaka Souna, president of CENI, at the launch of EISA Niger in Niamey

Main elements of support to the National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI; Commission Électorale Nationale Indepéndante) include:

  • Operational planning.
  • Operations and logistics.
  • Consolidation and dissemination of voting results.
  • Organizational and institutional development.
  • Post-elections review.
Support to the Media Regulator

Main elements of support to the Superior Council of Communication (CSC; Conseil Supérior de la Communication) include:

  • Material equipment and technology for effective media monitoring, including social media monitoring.
  • Dr Denisa-Elena IONETE, European Union ambassador in Niger, during the launch of EISA programme in September 2020 in Niamey
  • The regulation of the access of political parties and candidates to the media.
  • Political pluralism and election coverage.
  • An awareness campaign against electoral violence.
  • A post-elections review.
Support to Citizen Observation 2020/1

The European Union provided an additional six month grant for EISA to support civil society organisations to conduct citizen election observation. The project commenced on 24 November 2020 and concludesd at the end of May 2021.

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Mathieu Bile, Resident Director – mathieu[at]eisa.org
+ 227 81 89 82 46/7
+ 227 90 19 58 60
Zone Issa Beri B40 Plateau  ·  Niamey  ·  Niger


EISA Niger is financed by the European Union.