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Georgia

Kremlin’s 10 Disinformation Narratives on COVID-19 in Georgia

Ukraine

Parliament must resume electoral reform and prepare for local elections

EPDE Publication

Fake election observation as Russia's tool of election interference: The Case of AFRIC

COVID-19

Postponed elections due to COVID-19

Ukraine

Preliminary report on Kharkiv region by-elections

Moldova

By-elections Moldova - low turnout due to COVID-19 and authorities' unclear response

Armenia

Need for unbiased formation of PECs ahead of referendum

Ukraine

Kharkiv region by-elections: OPORA records some violations but generally campaign meets basic democratic standards

Moldova

CEC failed to analyze 2019 financial reports of political parties

Russia

Election alert # 3 - Constitutional amendments in Russia – risk of a legal chaos

Dmitri Lovetsky/DPA

Azerbaijan

Pressure against independent observers, candidates and journalists during and since elections

Georgia

Planned amendments to the election code threaten transparency of elections

Germany

Stricter regulation of election campaign financing and party donations needed in electoral law reform

Azerbaijan

Widespread violations and significantly lower turnout recorded during the early Parliamentary elections

Azerbaijan

Increased pressure against civil society and candidates ahead of Sunday's elections

Georgia

Democratic backsliding in Georgia - need to adopt proportional electoral system

Azerbaijan

Restrictions on political freedoms and violations against opposition continue ahead of early Parliamentary elections

Ukraine

New 'new' Election Code - which system will be used in future Ukrainian elections?

Ukraine

OPORA Statement on Adopting Electoral Code Upon its Second Review

Azerbaijan

Preliminary report on the 23 December Municipal Elections

Georgia

Ruling Party’s Electoral System Offer Is Unacceptable and Unserious

Georgia

Political Deadlock After Broken Promise on Electoral System Change

EPDE Publication

Foreign Observation of the Illegitimate Elections in South Ossetia and Abkhazia in 2019

Ukraine

EPDE Policy Alert - Electoral Reform in Ukraine #15

Ukraine

Statement ahead of Parliament's consideration of changes to Electoral Code

Georgia

Divisive Narratives on Facebook During the 2018 Elections

Belarus

Analytical report of the Parliamentary elections

Belarus

Decline of political race and total fraud

Georgia

Open letter of Georgian civil society regarding the failed vote on electoral reform

EPDE

We are hiring: Social Media Manager

Belarus

Early Voting: Official turnout figures exaggerated and cases of coercion of participants to vote

Armenia

Consolidating Democratic Transition in Armenia

Moldova

Promo-LEX: E-Day 2nd Round Report

EPDE

Call for researchers and international experts on elections

EPDE is searching for experts to conduct research based on its “Catalogue of Recommendations on Electoral Reform” on the following topics: party and election campaign financing, freedom of speech. 

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EPDE

EU must strengthen its support for citizen election observation

Moldova

Civic Coalition for Free and Fair Elections considers that the general local elections were generally free and partially fair

Belarus

Censorship and penalties: Parliamentary elections worse than ever

Moldova

Promo-LEX: E-Day Report

EPDE Publication

Comparative study on conditions for citizen election observation in the EU–EaP and Russia

EPDE Publication

Controversial 'International Observation' at the 2019 Regional elections in Russia

Belarus

Domestic observers report lack of progress in nomination and registration of candidates

Moldova

Promo-LEX: Recent legislative changes create substantial ambiguities for participants in the electoral process

The Promo-LEX Observation Mission for the General Local Elections and Parliamentary By-elections of 20 October 2019 is concerned about the modification of some legislative acts, by Law no. 113/2019, which has been made during the electoral period. The OM also finds a precarious situation in observing the working hours by electoral officials, a failure to declare all the campaign expenses and involvement of foreign persons in electoral activities.

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Azerbaijan

Report on the preparation to and political situation prior to the 27 December 2019 Municipal Elections

The Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Centre (EMDS) believes that the authorities failed to address shortcomings of the Election Code despite the repeated calls and recommendations of domestic organizations, the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe and the OSCE/ODIHR.

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Belarus

Discrimination against opposition in formation of DECs and PECs

Belarusian Parliamentary elections will take place on 17 November 2019 and during the formation of district and precinct election commissions (DECs and PECs) it has been observed that the absence of legal guarantees for the representation of all political actors on the election commissions has resulted in discriminatory treatment towards opposition parties. E.g. out of 495 nominees to the PECs, 21 come from opposition parties.

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HDIM

Growing acceptance for citizen election observers – except in Russia

OSCE/Piotr Dziubak

Ukraine

EPDE Policy Alert - Electoral Reform in Ukraine #14

Russia

Election alert #2 - Outcome of the regional elections and violations encountered by independent observers

Dmitri Lovetsky/DPA

Russia

Russia election alert #1 - Devaluation of election institution ahead of regional elections

DW/E. Barysheva

Moldova

Promo-LEX launches its observation mission for the Local elections in Moldova

Poland

Electoral reform across Europe - EPDE side event at the HDIM

OSCE/Piotr Dziubak

Georgia

Working on electoral reform should continue

Earlier this week ISFED and partner NGOs have released a statement about the ongoing electoral reform working group and proposed legislative changes drafted by the Georgian Dream.

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Ukraine

Statement of OPORA on the Parliamentary elections

Ukraine

Findings from CVU on the Parliamentary elections

UNIAN

Ukraine

EPDE Policy Alert - Electoral Reform in Ukraine #13

Russia

“Strong tendencies to divide Russia's and Germany’s civil societies”

Georgia

ISFED statement on proportional elections with no threshold

On June 24, ISFED has released a statement regarding the announcement of Georgian Dream about initiative to introduce proportional electoral system with no threshold for 2020 parliamentary elections.

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EPDE

New EPDE publication "Russian Interference, and Where to Find It"

Russia

How should the Council of Europe treat Russia?

imago/imagebroker

Ukraine

EPDE Policy Alert - Electoral Reform in Ukraine #12

Georgia

ISFED Final Statement on By-Election

According to ISFED assessment, while at majority of electoral precincts the Election Day was mostly free from any major violations, the voting process progressed amid tension, especially in Zugdidi and Marneuli.

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