Austria,International

Election-Watch.EU supports the European Youth Week

25 Apr , 2019  

Vienna, 24 April 2019: Election-Watch.EU will organise workshops to prepare young and first-time voters for the European elections during the European Youth Week. Against the background of international election observation, the participants will discuss the fundamental principles for democratic elections with a human rights perspective and with examples from all around the world, put in the context of European politics.

The participants will have the opportunity to [...]  read more

Austria,International

Memorandum of Understanding with European Parliament signed

24 Apr , 2019  

Vienna, Brussels, 24 March 2019: Following a partnership agreement with the liaison office of the European Parliament in Vienna for joint activities ahead of the European elections 2019 in Austria, Election-Watch.EU has now also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the European Parliament for activities across Europe. The MoU aims on increasing awareness and participation in the European elections through public outreach activities and to contribute to overall electoral integrity.

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Austria,International

Election-Watch.EU (wahlbeobachtung.org) presents voter information at the network conference EUrope in schools

23 Nov , 2018  

On 26 November Election-Watch.EU took part in the conference “EUrope at School”. The event was organized by the network Europe in School, which has been founded by the Representation of the European Commission, the Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Research and the Liaison Office of the European Parliament in Austria.

At the conference Election-Watch.EU presented its new project Civic Education for Young Voters – Pupils and Apprentices meet Candidates to the European Parliament [...]  read more

Austria,International

Partnership between the European Parliament and election-watch.eu (wahlbeobachtung.org) signed

8 Nov , 2018  

On 8 November 2018, election-watch.eu (wahlbeobachtung.org) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the partnership between the European Parliament and election-watch.eu (wahlbeobachtung.org) in the context of the 2019 European election voter information campaign.

The European Parliament and election-watch.eu (wahlbeobachtung.org) have the common goal of providing impetus in the run-up to the election and motivating as many EU citizens as possible to get involved and act as multipliers in the context [...]  read more

Austria,International

election-watch.eu (wahlbeobachtung.org) calls for electoral reforms at EU level

2 Nov , 2018  

Ahead of the European elections in May 2019, election-watch.eu (wahlbeobachtung.org) highlights the electoral reform process at European level and underlines the benefits of international and citizen election observation. Election-watch.eu (wahlbeobachtung.org) explained the details in a guest commentary in the Wiener Zeitung on 2 November 2018: (Wahlreformen gefordert – Wiener Zeitung Gastkommentar pdf download)

The European Parliament elections are one of the biggest democratic events in [...]  read more

Austria,International

Election-Watch.EU (wahlbeobachtung.org) training for Indonesian Constitutional Court

2 Nov , 2018  

Picture: Michael Lidauer explaining international principles in Election Dispute Resolution (EDR)

Election.Watch.EU (wahlbeobachtung.org) was invited to train staff members and researchers at the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia in the framework of ProCuria, Judicial Training Program for Legal Officers, at the The Hague University of Applied Sciences over a period of two days. The team of Election-Watch.EU (wahlbeobachtung.org) provided a tailor-made workshop, covering an introduction [...]  read more

Austria,International

Constitutional spokespersons of all political parties in Parliament discuss electoral reforms with OSCE and wahlbeobachtung.org

14 Sep , 2018  

Following an invitation by the President of the National Council Parliament hosted an electoral reform event on 13 September 2018. All five constitutional spokespersons of political parties in parliament participated.

The representative of OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) presented recommendations of its election assessment mission to the general elections 2017. Wahlbeobachtung.org (Election-Watch.EU) presented key recommendations [...]  read more