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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Introducing GNDEM Talks

Introducing GNDEM Talks

Starting this month, the Civil Network OPORA from Ukraine is releasing a monthly online show, GNDEM Talk, to discuss challenges to elections and democracy worldwide such as conflict and security, the effects of the global pandemic, disinformation, and modern voting technologies and more with speakers from all over the world including within the GNDEM community. June’s GNDEM Talk centered around the coup in Myanmar following national elections in November 2020. Continue Reading

GNDEM Statement of Solidarity over the Arrest of Citizen Observers of the Uganda 2021 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections

GNDEM joins the call from Africa Elections Watch for the immediate release of detained individuals, noninterference in election processes by Ugandan security forces, and respect for the rights of independent and non-partisan election observers to monitor the electoral process as defined in the Declaration of Global Principles for Nonpartisan Election Observation and Monitoring by Citizen Organizations (DoGP). GNDEM reiterates that nonpartisan citizen election observation requires respect for the freedoms of association and to seek, receive, and impart impartial information in order to promote credible, peaceful elections and advance electoral integrity. GNDEM stands in solidarity with Ugandan non-partisan citizen election observers in these challenging times. Continue Reading

GNDEM Condemns Killing of Mohammad Yousuf Rasheed

GNDEM condemns the murder of Mohammad Yousuf Rasheed, the Executive Director of the Free and Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan (FEFA), a GNDEM member organization. GNDEM joins FEFA, the broader Afghan civil society, and the international community in mourning the loss of a dedicated colleague and extends sympathies to Rasheed’s family and colleagues. Continue Reading

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