IIHR Executive Director signs agreement with ECES

Fecha: (7/13/2017 11:54:36 AM)


Brussels, Belgium. As part of European Development Days, José Thompson, Executive Director of the IIHR and of the Center for Electoral Promotion and Assistance (IIHR/CAPEL), signed a memorandum of understanding with the European Center for Electoral Support, which was represented by Monica Frassoni, its President.

Under this agreement, the parties will join forces to carry out  joint electoral observations, provide advice, support local observation bodies, train and carry out research on matters of mutual interest and facilitate the exchange of experiences, among other activities. It will do this by taking advantage of their experience, networks and technical resources, with emphasis on the countries where elections will be held during the term of the agreement.



The Executive Director also participated in a discussion and a seminar on “Electoral Observation and its Contribution to Democratization,” in which experiences in the area were shared.

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