The 2019 National and Provincial Elections Report of South Africa's Electoral Commission   was released today.  It features the ...
During the first week of July, our Jordan project, EU Support to Jordanian Democratic Institutions and Development (EU-JDID) held a series of o...
  On Monday 29th of June, our Ethiopia team held a webinar under the title: "Impact of COVID-19 on the Coalition of Ethiopian CSOs fo...
ECES is proud to announce the organisation of a Citizens' Townhall on Electoral Reforms, which was held on 30 June 2020 from 6 to 9pm (GMT ...

ECES is a not for profit private foundation headquartered in Brussels with a global remit established in 2010 and that has implemented activities already in more than 50 countries, mainly, but not only, in Africa and the Middle East, primarily with funding from the EU and EU Member states.

ECES promotes sustainable democratic development through the provision of advisory services, operational support and management of large projects in the electoral and democracy assistance field. ECES recently received the TRACE certification for its financial management transparency and is currently undergoing the ISO 9001 certification process for Quality Management. ECES has crafted and copyrighted its strategy called "A European Response to Electoral Cycle Support - EURECS". This is an innovative and alternative delivery mechanism to implement electoral and democracy assistance activities that are consistent primarily with European values and EU policies.

EURECS is implemented via specific methodologies and tools developed and also copyrighted by ECES such as its Standard Operation Procedures, the Communication & Visibility Guidelines, the Electoral Political Economy Analyses, the project approach to contribute Preventing Electoral Violence and Conflicts, the cascade training curricula called ”Leadership and Conflict Management Skills for Electoral Stakeholders, LEAD” and “Leadership and Quality Management Skills for Electoral Administrator, LEAD Q.” ...

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Angola
Cote d'Ivoire Independent Electoral Commission
Egypt National Election Authority
National Electoral Board of Ethiopia
Independent Electoral Commission
Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC)
Republique de Guinée Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante
Kenya Independ Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC)
Malawi Malawi Electoral Commission
Mozambique Comisao Nacional de Eleicoes
Nigeria Independant National Electoral Commission (INEC)
Senegal Commission électorale nationale autonome (CENA)
Sierra Leone National Electoral Commission
South Africa: Independent Electoral Commission (IEC)
South Sudan National Election Commission
Zanzibar Electoral Commission
Tanzania National Electoral Commission
Uganda Electoral Commission
Zambia Electoral Commission of Zambia
Cabo Verde National Election Commission
Benin
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Central africa
Chad
Comoros
République Démocratique du Congo Commission électorale nationale indépendante
Guinea Bissau
Haiti
Iraq
Jordan
Libya
Madagascar
Mali
Maurice
Mauritius
Niger
Palestine
Quebec
Romania
Rwanda
Senegal
Somalia
Sudan
Togo
Tunisia
Yemen
European Commission
EU External Action
Federal Republic of Germany
KFW
French Republic
Republic of Austria
Agence Française de Développement (AFD)
Kingdom of Denmark
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Canada
USAID
SWISS AGENCY FOR DEVELOPMENT AND COOPERATION
AUSTRALIAN AID
International Organisation of La Francophonie - OIF
Barcelona International Peace Resource Centre
RECEF
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia - DIPLOCAT
Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale - ISPI
European Space Agency
College of Europe
SANT'ANNA SCHOOL FOR ADVANCED STUDIES
Interpeace
PME Conseil
Democracy Essentials
FAIB
UIA
KBC Brussels
ESAE
Pragmata
HEALIX
TGE
European Space Agency
University of Bologna
University of Florence
University of Saint Louis
Stanford University
AION Banking
KOAN
B&S Europe
Ernst & Young
Fondation Hirondelle (Ermes)
MediatEUr (Ermes)
Search for Common Ground
Urban Republic
GoInnovation
Forum of Federation
Christian Democratic International Center – KIC
UPEACE CENTRE
WE PAY OUR INTERNS
CFI, Media Cooperation
OneWorld
ICPS
AWEB
DIAKONIA
IFES
Drum-Cussac
THALES
DEMO Finland
Eastern Europe Studies Centre
FRIDE
People In Need
Universidade de Catolica Portuguesa
Network for European Studies (Canada)
AIG
Fernand Schmitz
Cigna Global Health Benefits
Center for Creative Leadership - CCL
Barcelona International Peace Resource Center - BIPRC
Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections  - BRIDGE
Ceci n’est pas une crise
Club de Madrid
Collateral Creation - CC
Earth Charter
European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation - EIUC
GardaWorld
HAMAP
IBF International Consulting
IDLO
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance - IDEA
KPMG
Leadership Beyond Boundaries - LBB
Media Consulting Group - MCG
MediatEUr
Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy - NIMD
Osservatorio di Pavia
Price Waterhouse Coopers - PWC
Ruhr-Universität Bochum - RUB
Saint Louise University Brussels
SES-Astra
SHER Ingénieurs-Conseils
Westminster Foundation
Erasmus+
Your First EURES Job
GOPA Consulting
ECOWAS
ECONEC
Cellule d'appui politologique d'Afrique Caraibe
EFEAC
CCET
Tanzania Association for Women and Media (PROPEL)
Julius Nyere Foundation (PROPEL)
codel
Liberty 32 (Mada)
KOAN
Tolotsoa (Mada)
ACEEEO
OSIWA
TAMWA
Mwalimu Nierere Foundation
ANGOZA
GNRC
ZANZIC
Coordinating Assembly for Non Governmental Organisations - CANGO
Economic Community of Central African States - ECCAS
Electoral Commissions Forum of Southern African Development Community - SADC ECF
Electoral Institute of Southern African - EISA
Foundation for Democratic Process - FODEP
Instituto Marquês de Valle Flôr - IMVF
KMF/CNOE
Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre - KAIPTC
Lesotho Council of Non-Governmental Organisations - LCN
Libyan Forum of Civisl Society Organisations
Malawi Electoral Support Network - MESN
Mauritius Council of Social Service - MACOSS
 Namibian Non-Governmental Organisations’ Forum Trust - NANGOF Trust
National Network for the Observation and Monitoring of Elections - RENOSEC
Observation Network of Religious Confessions - ROC
Southern African Development Community Election Support Network - SADC-ESN
Tanzania Ecumenical Dialogue Group - TEDG
Zimbabwe Election Support Network - ZESN