European Union,General,International

Participation of Mobile EU citizens – Infographics in 24 European languages released

20 May , 2024  

Brussels, Vienna, 20 May 2024: Mobile EU citizens are those EU citizens living in another EU Member State than their own. Election-Watch.EU provides the below infographics about mobile EU citizen participation in European Parliament elections to help increase electoral participation and voter turnout among mobile EU citizens. This material also responds to identified needs from the 2019 European Parliament elections, as voter turnout among mobile EU [...]  read more

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European Union,General,International

Strengthening Youth Electoral Engagement

16 Apr , 2024  

Brussels/Vienna, 16 April 2024: On 16 April, a variety of organisations discussed the conditions for youth political participation and exchanged ideas on options of how to better engage young people in the upcoming 6-9 June European Parliament elections.

As part of an introduction to the discussion, Election-Watch.EU presented key facts and figures on young people’s electoral engagement, analysing also barriers to [...]  read more

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General

How will mobile EU citizens be able to vote?

6 Mar , 2024  

Brussels, Vienna, 6 March 2024: The number of EU mobile citizens (EU citizens living in another Member State) is estimated at 13.7 million. Some 11 million are considered to be of voting age.

Election-Watch.EU organises a SEEEDS webinar on enhancing participation of mobile EU citizens in European Parliament Elections on Tuesday, 19 March 2024 from 17:00 to 18:00 hours. Register here and find out more here: SEEEDS Webinar Mobile EU Citizens Participation  

Objective:

Inform [...]  read more

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European Union

Pre-Election Assessment Mission Report published

7 Feb , 2024  

Brussels, Vienna, 7 February 2024: Election.Watch.EU published its Pre-Election Assessment Mission (PEAM) Report and will conduct a comprehensive Election Assessment Mission (EAM) to the 6-9 June 2024 European Parliament (EP) elections within the 27 EU Member States (MS).

Ahead of the 6-9 June 2024 European Parliament (EP) elections, the Election-Watch.EU PEAM conducted in-person consultations in Brussels between 22 and 24 November 2023 and online meetings during the [...]  read more

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International

Endorsing Member of the Declaration of Principles for International Election Observers

2 Feb , 2024  

Atlanta, 22 January 2024: The Convening Committee of the Declaration of Principles (DoP) for International Election Observers recognised Election-Watch.EU as an endorsing organisation at its last meeting in Addis Ababa hosted by the African Union.

Endorsers of the DoP meet annually to share experiences, discuss methodological questions, and address challenges to elections, democracy, and election observation. The DoP Convening Committee Members especially  [...]  read more

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European Union,International

Election-Watch.EU invited to present at the 20th ECNE meeting

6 Dec , 2023  

Brussels, 6 December 2023: The European Commission DG JUST invited Election-Watch.EU to the 20th European Cooperation Network on Elections (ECNE) meeting and to present its preliminary findings of the Pre-Election Assessment Mission (PEAM) and planning for the June 2024 European Parliament elections.

Election-Watch.EU provided a brief overview of the take away from its PEAM meetings and emphasised the value added by acknowledged citizen-led election observation organisations, [...]  read more

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European Union,International

European Day of Persons with Disabilities – Input on 2024 European Parliament elections

30 Nov , 2023  

Brussels, 30 November 2023: Election-Watch.EU was invited to present at the European Day of Persons with Disability’s Panel on the Right to vote and to stand for elections – Removing
barriers for persons with disabilities in the EU parliament. 

Moderated by Mr. Alejandro Moledo, Deputy Director and Head of Policy of the European
Disability Forum (EDF), the panel comprised:
Mrs. Susanna van Tonder from Luxembourg [...]  read more

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