GNDEM, with 251 member organizations in 89 countries and territories, and regional network members in Africa, Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East/North Africa, has worked to facilitate and enhance the critical work of citizen election monitors throughout the world.

Latest Success Stories

ISFED Strives to Safeguard Information Environment on Facebook Ahead of Elections in Georgia

ISFED Strives to Safeguard Information Environment on Facebook Ahead of Elections in Georgia

The manipulation of the information environment has been a powerful tool for undermining democratic principles and electoral integrity around the world. Disinformation in the electoral environment undermines key democratic principles such as a competitive process, public confidence in the electoral institutions, and informed participation. In Georgia, the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED) has been monitoring disinformation and coordinated inauthentic behavior on social media in the lead up to the October 2020 parliamentary elections and in between the electoral cycle. Continue Reading

Civil Network OPORA Shares Recommendations to Establish Cooperation with Law Enforcement

Civil Network OPORA Shares Recommendations to Establish Cooperation with Law Enforcement

In Ukraine, the Civil Network OPORA has cooperated with law enforcement in innovative ways to increase transparency, reduce tensions and build trust between law enforcement and civil society around elections. Such positive partnerships can help mitigate risks that law enforcement will be used as a tool for government interference in elections by exerting pressure or persecuting opponents. In this new resource, OPORA discusses how the organization established and continues to foster cooperation with law enforcement around elections in Ukraine, and provides recommendations on how to establish this relationship. Continue Reading

Read All Stories
Thank you for accepting our updated policies

For more information on how NDI protects your personal information, click More Info on the right. You can now hide this message.