USAID is supporting the development of a new module, entitled “Elections and Disability Rights” designed to train election stakeholders. Assessing gaps between international legal standards, and domestic law and practice is critical and affects developed and developing democracies alike.
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USAID is committed to supporting Moldova’s EU integration path in the face of ongoing pressure.
Ukraine recently held historic elections as the world watched. USAID provided assistance to ensure the legitimacy and transparency of the process.
Yemen is poised to launch a high-tech Biometric Voter Registry (BVR) system representing a significant step forward in the development of a credible voter registry in that country.
International support for elections has emphasized various dimensions during the past several decades. In an effort to promote free and genuine electoral processes, assistance has included technical support for election commissions, provision of electoral commodities, international and domestic election monitoring, political party capacity building and many other modes.
On July 7, I went to the polls—along with my fellow citizens of Timor-Leste—to participate in a notable election: not only did we elect a new parliament for the second time in our young country’s history, but we also voted in general elections that for the first time were managed and run entirely by Timorese institutions. Read more >>
May 3 is World Press Freedom Day – a day established by the UN General Assembly in 1993 to celebrate the principles of press freedom and bring attention to the threats to media independence around the world. USAID celebrates World Press Freedom Day and welcomes the opportunity to salute the professionalism and bravery of media […]