Network for Enhanced Electoral and Democratic Support (NEEDS) Workshop 2009

3-6 November, 2009, Dakar, Senegal

EISA, in collaboration with International IDEA, provided training to citixen observer groups from 19 CSOs chosen from 11 Francophone African Countries. The workshop's objectives were:

  • to consolidate methodology in line with international and regional standards of democratic elections;
  • to improve observers capabilities through development of common approach in the recruitment and training of observers; and
  • to contribute to democratic process in third countries through:
    • Support to domestic observers and CSO through regional partners
    • Development & promotion of strategies for implementation of recommendations including capacity building.