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India: Sustaining Accountability

14 March 2014 | accountability, asia pacific, blogpost, election, governance

During her primary contest with Barack Obama for the nomination of the Democratic Party, Hilary Clinton once remarked that one only needed to look at the two of them (a woman and an African American...

Free webinar series: Part 2 How can the transparency of political finance be enhanced when we don’t have reliable government data?

25 February 2014 | data, election, political financing, technology, tools, transparency, webinar

Money is an inescapable part of political campaigns all around the world. And while many governments commit themselves to openness, a vital piece of the transparency agenda--party and campaign...

Pakistan: Holding the Government Accountable

05 February 2014 | access-to-info, asia pacific, election, political accountability, scorecard, transparency

For the first time since its independence in 1947, Pakistan saw its first ever peaceful transition from one democratically elected government to another in 2013.  While this was a remarkable success...

Blog | Increased Levels of Online Hate Speech in February and March 2013

12 April 2013 | africa, blogpost, election, freedom of expression, kenya

    Hate speech has garnered growing interest in Kenya since the 2007/8 Post Election Violence where it was seen to have played a significant role. As a result, the Umati project was initiated in...

Consultation l Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance

21 February 2013 | africa, african union, democracy, election, governance, implementation, m&e

The African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance, adopted on January 30 2007 by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union  which  entered into force on February...

Sierra Leone | Africa's digital election trackers

12 December 2012 | africa, election, election observation, sierra leone, technology

  Inexpensive mobile phones and online maps are bringing new levels of transparency to elections across the continent. Freetown, Sierra Leone - Harry Kargbo barely slept the night before Sierra Leone...

The 8th Africa Governance Forum

17 October 2012 | africa, democracy, election, forum, inclusion, minorities, women, youth

The 8th Africa Governance Forum took place in Gaborone, Botswana, on 16 October 2012. The main message of the forum was that Africa must manage its elections well and encourage participation of...

Nigeria: Cleen foundation election monitoring

12 July 2012 | africa, citizen monitoring, election, nigeria, opportunity

Observe the conduct of police officers and other security personnel during the Edo State Gubernatorial elections. Download guidelines for the Conduct and Observers' checklist.CLEEN Call Centers:...