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.
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The COVID-19 pandemic poses severe technical, political, and social threats to elections. In light of this situation, GNDEM has developed guidance on activities members could consider for elections that are expected to take place during the public health crisis as well as transparency and accountability efforts that could occur in the time elections are postponed. Continue Reading
On February 9th, Azerbaijan held snap parliamentary elections following a vote to dissolve parliament in December 2019. President Ilham Aliyev’s New Azerbaijan Party won a majority of seats in a vote that GNDEM member Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Center (EMDS) concluded violated Azerbaijani law as well as international standards for free and fair elections. Continue Reading
Representatives from GNDEM members around the world convened in Brussels on November 5-6, 2019 for the Seventh Implementation Meeting of the Declaration of Global Principles (DoGP). Continue Reading