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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AESF 5 Memorandum: The Way Forward for Elections Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

The fifth Asian Electoral Stakeholder Forum (AESF 5) participants developed a memorandum which provides insights on the way forward for elections beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the COVID-19 pandemic compounded the already existing unprecedented attacks to democracy and the continuous backsliding of fundamental freedoms worldwide, AESF 5 gathered a diversity of election stakeholders to identify challenges to advancing electoral democracy and provide recommendations and best practices to overcome those challenges.



Myanmar Situation Update (10 – 16 January 2022)

This week started with another four-year sentence by the special junta court in Naypyitaw to Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday. The sentence includes two years of imprisonment for the illegal import of walkie talkies under the export-import law, one year for the possession of the devices under the telecommunications law and […]

Monthly Brief on Countries under Restrictive Environment – Series #9: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Malaysia & Myanmar (December 2021)

The following is the December issue of ANFREL’s Monthly Brief on Countries under Restrictive Environment to provide an update on democracy and election-related issues in selected countries and territories under a restrictive environment. Download here: Monthly Brief on Countries under Restrictive Environment – Series #9: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar & Hong Kong (December 2021)

Myanmar Situation Update (1 January 2022 – 9 January 2022)

Here are the incidents and developments in Myanmar that the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) monitored from 1 January 2022 – 9 January 2022.

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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