NEOC holds a much needed dialogue on the constitutional deadlock facing Nepal, 3rd February (See more pictures below)Download the Press Statement from the Dialogue here or read it embedded below: NEOC Press Release For more info on Nepal, visit NEOC's website at http://neocelection.org [embed width="650" height="850"]https://anfrel.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/NEOC-Press-Communique.pdf[/embed]
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Uniformed Polling Station Security Stands Ready Outside the Polling Station[/caption] Indonesia finally conducted the Papuan gubernatorial election on 29 January 2013 after years of postponement due to legal obstacles and conflicts. A total of 2,705,775 registered voters across 29 regencies were eligible to vote at the 6,961 polling stations in the province.
Bangkok Declaration Endorsement Ceremony; 11 Dec 2012 Download as a PDF Here: http://bit.ly/1loSWYo [embed width="650" height="850"]https://anfrel.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/The-Bangkok-Declaration-on-Free-and-Fair-Elections-Its-Endorsers.pdf[/embed]
Election watchdog group hopes to mobilise at least 10,000 volunteers as observers across the country during the upcoming polls. http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2013/01/08/bersih-launches-citizen-monitoring-campaign/
Asian electoral management bodies and civil society organizations concluded their discussion of the Bangkok Declaration on Free and Fair Elections at the end of their first-ever gathering to promote democratic, transparent elections on the world's most populous continent. [embed width="650" height="850"]https://anfrel.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/ANFREL-news-release-11-Dec-2012_Final.pdf[/embed] [embed width="650" height="850"]https://anfrel.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/ANFREL-news-release-11-Dec-2012_Thai.pdf[/embed]
Summary A three-day workshop on Parliament monitoring using very useful tools like Right To Information (RTI), which has become an Act now and other monitoring mechanisms was held in New Delhi between Dec 3 to Dec 4 and on Dec 6, 2012 for Civil Society workers, legal professionals and writers from Burma.
This publication is meant to capture and simply summarize the work of Wolesi Jirga over the first eight months of 2012 in such a way that it informs the citizens, civil society representatives, experts but even the MPs and the administration of Wolesi Jirga. This high institution is a complex mechanism for
Professor Sanjoy Hazarika, a well-known Indian Novelist and Journalist working from the Center for NE-Studies at Jamia Milia Islamia University (New Delhi) with ANFREL Foundation Executive Director Ichal Supriadi, Coordinator Bidhayak Das and Achan Mungleng, an Independent Researcher and former ANFREL observer. The purpose of the meeting with Professor Hazarika was to do
On 10th October 2012 Odhikar marks its 18th anniversary. The day also happens to be the International Day against the Death Penalty1. As a human rights organisation Odhikar has been campaigning for justice and fair trial; and against the death penalty since its inception. Download Report Here as PDF: ANFREL Member Odhikar's 18
The Gazipur - 4 by-elections were fundamentally flawed but peaceful and well administered. It is flawed as the election did not fully comply with international standards for democratic elections as well as the national election laws. Download Report as PDF here: FEFA Monitoring Report August 2012 [embed width="650" height="850"]https://anfrel.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/FEMA-RELEASE-4-GAZIPUR-4-STATEMENT-2012.pdf[/embed]
Special Coverage Empowering Women in Timor-Leste Politics: The Role of the Women Caucus for Politic in Timor Leste The recent parliamentary elections in the Republic Democratic of Timor Leste which were held on 7 July 2012 highlighted outstanding result on the number of women elected in the national parliament. 24 women are
Monitoring of the work of the Parliament for the purpose of informing citizens and promoting cooperation between the parliament and civil society is an effort that FEFA believes contributes to the development of the political system of Afghanistan and strengthens the highest representative institution of the country, the Parliament. Download Report as
PAFFREL Election Day Report Elections to Three Provincial Councils on 08.09.2012 The elections to provincial councils in the Eastern, North Central and Sabaragamuwa took place on Saturday, September 8, 2012. People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) election observers observed the polls with close to 85 percent coverage with both mobile and
ANFREL transferred the Executive Director Position (ED) from Somsri Hananuntasuk to Ichal Supriadi on 30 August 2012 through a simple ceremony held at ANFREL’s office that was led by Sakool Zuesongdham acting on behalf of the Chair and Board members. Ichal would like to offer his thanks
IFES Indonesia Unofficial Translation of Attachment to Law on Legislative Elections(v1_2012-06-14) ATTACHMENT TO THE LAW OF REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA NUMBER 8 YEAR 2012 ON GENERAL ELECTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, PEOPLE’S REPRESENTATIVES COUNCIL, AND REGIONAL HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES LIST OF ELECTORAL DISTRICT MEMBER OF DPR RI No PROVINCE
IFES Indonesia Unofficial Translation of Law 8:2012 on Legislative Elections (v1_2012-06-14) LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA NUMBER 8 YEAR 2012 ON GENERAL ELECTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, PEOPLE’S REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL, AND REGIONAL HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Considers : WITH THE BLESSING OF THE ONE AND ONLY GOD THE
Call for Applications: Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowships Washington, D.C. The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program at the Washington, DC–based National Endowment for Democracy invites applications for fellowships in 2013–2014. This federally funded program enables democracy activists, practitioners, scholars, and journalists from around the world to deepen their understanding of democracy and enhance their ability to promote
Two of ANFREL’s coordinators recently met with the Secretary of the Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya (SPR) Malaysia, the Malaysian Election Commission, Datuk Kamaruddin bin Mohamed Baria. The two ANFREL representatives were in Kuala Lumpur to meet members of the election commission and other election stakeholders. At the meeting with the SPR, ANFREL discussed
PAFFREL : PEOPLE'S ACTION FOR FREE & FAIR ELECTIONS To the Secretaries of all Political Parties/ Nomination Committees Selection of Candidates for upcoming Provincial Council Election We hope your party has already started the selection process of candidates who will be contesting for the upcoming Provincial Council election...
ANFREL ANNUAL REPORT 2011 Asian election observation has become more well known in election circles over the course of the last few years. Yet manuals and handbooks on election observation too often fail to mention a key factor in the importance of election observation, particularly
July 7th, 2012 Timor-Leste Election Primer • Parliamentary Elections in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste are scheduled for Saturday the 7th of July. The election will determine the country’s members of parliament and, as a result, will eventually determine the country’s next Prime Minister. The Secretariado Technico Administrasaun be Elesaun (STAE) has
ANFREL Statement on Observer Accreditation in Malaysia For Immediate Release More, Not Less: A Call for Greater Election Observation in Malaysia BANGKOK, 28 June 2012 – The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) wishes to acknowledge the Election Commission of Malaysia’s (SPR) recent accreditation of several organisations to observe the upcoming elections. Official
Press Statement On Final Assessment and Findings of 2012 Commune Council Elections Phnom Penh: June 20, 2012 Press Statement On Final Assessment and Findings of 2012 Commune Council Elections The Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (COMFREL) deployed 5,852 election observers including members and staff of national and international NGOs
STATEMENT ON ELECTION ENVIRONMENT FOR THE 3rd MANDATE COMMUNE/SANGKAT ELECTION Phnom Penh, June 4, 2012 On June 3, 2012, Neutral and Impartial Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (NICFEC) deployed 2,000 observers, including people with disabilities, in twenty-one (21) provinces/municipalities to monitor the 3rd Mandate Commune/Sangkat Election process in order