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Joint Press Statement- NEOC/GEOC/Sankalpa on Local Election Observation

May 18th, 2017

Preliminary Review of Election Observation PRESS STATEMENT The first phase of local level elections, held after the promulgation of the new constitution, for the provinces number 3, 4, and 6 have been conducted with encouraging participation by the voters on May 14, 2017. Despite few obstructions and time constraints, the Election Commission has been generally […]

ANFREL Deployment Press Statement 22 March 2017

May 5th, 2017

YANGON, 22 March 2017 –  Tomorrow, the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) will deploy its election observers to the 19 constituencies in Myanmar which will hold by-elections on April 1st. As the only international election observation mission in the country, ANFREL is proud to again extend its long-time commitment to support election integrity in […]

ANFREL, AGENDA partner with ECT to enhance PWD political participation

May 5th, 2017

The Asian Network for Free Elections (Anfrel), AGENDA – General Election Network for Disability Access, and the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) are currently engaging in projects to improve accessibility of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Thailand during elections. The project aims to spread awareness on the needs of PWDs by providing the ECT with […]

ANFREL holds annual strategic planning to identify focus projects for 2017

May 5th, 2017

Entering a new year of 2017, ANFREL held an annual review and strategic planning session for all staff on January 9 to 10, 2017. The event was held to evaluate successful and failed task/assignments in the program, as well as to identify strategies for better achievement of outcomes. The evaluation was attended by all ANFREL […]

ANFREL visits Mahidol University to increase awareness on election issues

May 5th, 2017

ANFREL Executive Director represented the organization in a lecture with the Graduates Studies of the Institute Human Rights and Peace (IHRP) Mahidol University, which was attended by 25 students from Asia-Pacific as part of the Institute’s joint program. The ANFREL ED imparted the general overview of Asian elections, and discussed further the electoral situation in […]

ANFREL Statement on the Cambodia Political Party Law Amendments

May 5th, 2017

On 20 February 2017, the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) enacted amendments to the Political Party Law which empower the Ministry of Interior and Supreme Court to suspend political parties, or ultimately dissolve parties upon determination of violation. The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) supports the call of the Cambodian civil society organizations (CSOs) […]

Political Contestation (An Article by Ichal Supriadi)

May 5th, 2017

CONTESTATION IN ELECTIONS  By. Ichal Supriadi[1] Our understanding of electoral contestation has evolved over the years as advancements in technology and information ushered an era dominated by calls for transparency and auditability. Through the evolution of methods on information dissemination, political contestants were able to influence or manipulate how they want to be perceived. Politicians […]

A!review!of!first!100!days!of!IEC!Performance ! March,!2017

April 11th, 2017

Free! &! Fair! Election! Forum! of! Afghanistan! (FEFA)! made! serious! attempts! to! track! the! implementation! of! promises! made! by! the! new! members! of! electoral! commissions! on! November! 21,!2016!to!share!the!their!performance!with!people.!The!findings!of!this!report!was!shared!with! IEC! and! citizens! through! declarations! and! attending! media! programs! immediately! after! they! happened!but!this!report!discuss!the!cases!in!details!and!present!specific!recommendations!for!each! of!them.! More detail

Press Statement and Interim Report of Myanmar By-elections 2017

April 4th, 2017

International Election Observation Mission (IEOM) of the 2017 By-Elections in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar INTERIM REPORT IEOM Profile: The ANFREL International Election Observation Mission (IEOM) is composed of fifteen (15) international election observers, which include two (2) electoral analysts (EA) deployed for four (4) weeks and thirteen (13) short term observers deployed for […]

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