Election Management Bodies and Civil Society Come Together as Asian Electoral Stakeholder Forum Kicks Off in Dili, Timor-Leste

17 March 2015, DILI, TIMOR-LESTE– The historic second meeting of the Asian Electoral Stakeholder Forum (AES Forum) will take place in Dili, Timor-Leste on 18 & 19 March 2015. It brings together more than 120 representatives of Election Management Bodies and Civil Society Organizations from across Asia and the Community of Portuguese

Special Coverage: Empowering Women in Timor-Leste Politics: The Role of the Women Caucus for Politic in Timor Leste

Special Coverage Empowering Women in Timor-Leste Politics: The Role of the Women Caucus for Politic in Timor Leste[1] 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

Timor-Leste Goes to the Polls

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 Releases Chart on Political Rights and Civil Liberties in Asia

The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) recently released a chart assigning a score for political rights and civil liberties to 30 countries in Asia. The chart can be viewed below.

2001 Mission Report: Timor Leste Constituent Assembly Election

View Full Report (PDF) | View Full Report (Google Docs) Against the backdrop of political violence that entailed the Popular Consultation in 1999, the people of East Timor showed their strong commitment to democracy and peaceful coexistence in the Constituent Assembly Elections on 30 August 2001. ANFREL dispatched a strong team of 26 international

1999 Mission Report: Timor Leste

View Full Report (PDF) It is with much pride and honor that the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) and the Asian Network for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) have taken part in the making of history in East Timor. To have contributed, even a bit to the overall efforts towards the

1999 Mission Report: Timor Leste Election

View Full Report (PDF) | View Full Report (Google Docs) The stories are many but the morale is the same, the people have shown a tremendous amount of courage In the midst of so much violence and atrocities. Behind this courage are two main strong determined streaks. One is to make the choice and

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