All the activities undertaken by the Political Parties Development Unit contribute directly to EISA's Strategic Objective of strengthening governance processes and representative institutions so as to entrench participatory democracy in Africa. The political parties capacity building activities are focused on ensuring that political institutions and processes are democratic and function effectively. Training workshops cover thematic areas such as:
Furthermore, they seek to guarantee that electoral processes are inclusive, transparent, peaceful and well managed and that the participation of women and youth is enhanced.
Activities are undertaken from the head office and the field offices in the countries below::