Vienna: Every two years, the Association of Austrian Adult Education Centers awards the Barbara Prammer Prize for outstanding work and initiatives in the field of civic education. The Ludo Hartmann Prize Jury and as additional jury member, Mag. Gertraud Diendorfer-Ratzenböck from the Democracy Center Vienna, awarded this prize to the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Wahlbeobachtung.org for their project of the same name. The awards ceremony took place on 5 April 2018 in the premises of Parliament. in [...]
Marcelo JENNY (Institut of Political Science, University of Innsbruck), Armin RABITSCH (wahlbeobachtung.org), Hubert SICKINGER (Institut of State and Political Science, University of Wien), and Melanie SULLY (Go-Governance) discussed how comprehensive electoral reforms, following a participate process including civil society representatives, could be stipulated. Moderation: Irene BRICKNER (Der Standard).
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The final report of the OSCE / ODIHR Election Assessment Mission to the parliamentary elections on 15 October 2017 once again confirms that Austria is a solid democracy. However, further improvements are needed to fulfill Austria’s obligations under the OSCE and other international standards for democratic elections.
The Election Assessment Mission, sent by the OSCE/ODIHR (OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights), lists 17 recommendations on how to improve electoral and electoral [...]
The Nordic Journal of Human Rights focused in its fourth quarter 2017 edition on the Subject Election Observation. The Journal published the article of wahlbeobachtung.org with the title “Mapping [...]
The OSCE Office for Human Rights and Democratic Institutions publishes a handbook on the follow-up of election recommendations.