What We Do

The three sections of our work, Election Observation, Capacity Building and Campaign & Advocacy are different parts of ANFREL’s holistic approach to the promotion of democratic institutions. These divisions, while different, support one another.

Election Observation

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Capacity Building

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Campaigns & Advocacy

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ANFREL Interim Statement: 2022 Nepalese Federal and Provincial Elections

The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) congratulates the people of Nepal for their participation in the 2022 Federal and Provincial Elections, the Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) for holding the largely peaceful and orderly polls, as well as domestic election observer groups including EOC-N, Sankalpa, INSEC, BAS, DRCN, ANFREL members NEOC and GEOC, media and other civil society organizations for their valuable contributions to inclusive, transparent, and credible elections.



Cash handouts or giving of anything valuable during elections is bribery

The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (BERSIH) reiterates that the giving of cash handouts or anything valuable during elections is bribery.

New Social Media Laws Needed To Curb Defamation Of Women In Politics

As women politicians in Pakistan continue to be targeted by gender-based disinformation making their engagement in elections and governance more difficult, how can women be protected and empowered to fight back?

Results Management Issues Overshadow Peaceful and Well-managed Polling Day — FAFEN

FAFEN says the local elections in Karachi and Hyderabad divisions on 15 January 2023 were peaceful and relatively orderly but was tainted by allegations of rigging by major political parties over delays in the announcement of results.

Mission Reports: Get the Latest Information from the Field

We invite you to browse ANFREL's archive of international election mission reports. ANFREL's international election observation missions are guided by the Declaration of Principles for International Election Observation and Code of Conduct of International Election Observers. You can find a complete list of our election observation reports by clicking the button below.




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