The European Centre for Electoral Support is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation based in Brussels with a global scope.
ECES promotes sustainable democratic development through the provision of advisory services and operational support in favour of electoral management bodies and national, regional and international organisations dealing with the implementation of the different steps of an electoral process.
Capacity development, as one of ECES’ main activities, is provided at country, regional and global levels through the facilitation of peer reviews, exchanges of experiences, south-south collaborations and leadership development.
Call for Applications: Training in Leadership and Conflict Management Skills for Electoral Stakeholders (LEAD). 10-14 June, Barcelona.
In the video, Fabio Bargiacchi, ECES Executive Director and Steadman Harrison, CCL-LBB Regional Director in Africa, introduce the innovative LEAD training.
Deadline for submission: 24 May, 2013. Applicants needing a VISA should apply by 30 April, 2013. Download the application form.
The official launch of the Project to Support the Credibility and Transparency of Elections in Madagascar (PACTE) will take place in Antananarivo on 25 April 2013. The event will be preceded by a workshop on the role of civil society in the electoral process in Madagascar. Participants of the workshop are organisations involved in civil society awareness and electoral observation. The objective of the workshop is to work with Malagasy civil society on strategies and awareness material, and to reflect on the observation methodology and how to best pool resources to ensure compliance throughout the country.