GNDEM, con 251 organizaciones miembros en 89 países y territorios, y miembros de redes regionales en África, Asia, Europa y Eurasia, América Latina y el Caribe, y el Medio Oriente/África del Norte, ha trabajado para facilitar y mejorar el trabajo crítico de los ciudadanos monitores de elecciones en todo el mundo.
GNDEM Statement of Solidarity with CeMI in Montenegro
GNDEM condemns in the strongest terms the violent threats made on 24 March 2023 against the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI), an independent non-partisan citizen observer organization and GNDEM member. Continue Reading
Joint Communique on Co-operation between International and Citizen Observers
A Communique on Benefits of Co-operation between International and Non-Partisan Citizen Election Observer Organizations was launched at the Declaration of Principles of International Election Observation (DoP) Implementation Meeting in Brussels, Belgium on December 8, 2022. The joint communique notes that both international and citizen observation helps protect the rights of citizens to participate in genuine elections and that these efforts are strengthened when international and citizen observers co-operate. Continue Reading
GNDEM Special Note on UN Special Rapporteurs Statement Explicitly Recognizing Election Observers and Human Rights Defenders
The United Nations Special Rapporteurs on the situation of human rights defenders and on the right to freedom and peaceful assembly and of associations issued a statement on 27 October 2022 explicitly recognizing citizen and international election observers as human rights defenders. This statement marks the first time election observers have been explicitly defined as human rights defenders, and comes in light of restricting space for and rights of election observers. Continue Reading