European Union,International

Presentation of EAM preliminary findings at international public law conference ICON-S

8 Jul , 2024  

Brussels/Madrid, 8 July 2024: Election-Watch.EU was invited to present preliminary findings of its Election Assessment Mission (EAM) to the 2024 European Elections at a panel of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S) Annual Conference on “The Future of Public Law: Resilience, Sustainability, and Artificial Intelligence” which took place at the IE University Law School in Madrid, Spain, July 8-10, 2024.

The panel “The 2024 European elections: state of [...]  read more

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European Union,International

Post-Election Presentation to the Election Management Bodies of EU Member States

5 Jul , 2024  

Brussels, 5 July 2024: The European Commission Directorate General Justice (EC DG JUST) invited Election-Watch.EU to meet the European Cooperation Network on Elections (ECNE) following the 6-9 June European Parliament elections. The presentation of Election-Watch.EU’s preliminary findings and conclusions followed a Q&A with the representatives of Election Management Bodies and authorities of EU Member States. 

Election-Watch.EU provided an overview of the [...]  read more

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Austria,European Union

Start of Vote Advice Application

13 May , 2024  

Vienna, 13 May 2024: Election-Watch.EU (, together with other civil society organisations (CSO) launched the Vote Advice Application (VAA) for the European Parliament elections, especially for young and first time voters. is a pilot project initiated by a team of CSOs, besides, this includes[...]  read more

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European Union,General,International

Focus on human rights based-elections in cities

6 May , 2024  

Brussels/Vienna, 6 May 2024: Election-Watch.EU was invited to contribute to the Webinar “Enhancing Human Rights in Cities with the Right to Vote: The 2024 European Parliament Elections” by the Human Rights Cities Network (HRCN) in collaboration with the Global Parliament of Mayors.

Michael Lidauer of Election-Watch.EU shed light on elections as a human rights practice and raised awareness of different types of elections as well as different electoral stakeholder [...]  read more

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Mr. Patrick Costello accepts to become an Election-Watch.EU Advisory Board Member

8 Apr , 2024  

Brussels, Vienna, 8 April 2024: We are honoured to welcome Mr. Patrick Costello to the Advisory Board of Election-Watch.EU. With his deep knowledge of the European institutions and of election observation Mr. Patrick Costello will provide advice to Election-Watch.EU’s upcoming Election Assessment Mission to the 6-9 June 2024 European Parliament elections and beyond.

Mr. Costello served as an EU official for 27 years working in the European Parliament (EP),  [...]  read more

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European Union

24 Answers to 24 Questions about the European Elections

14 Mar , 2024  

Vienna, Brussels, 14 March 2024: Election-Watch.EU compiled 24 Answers to 24 Questions (Q&A) surrounding the 6-9 June 2024 European Parliament elections. This document aims to support a broad, interested public, but especially a new generation of young and first-time voters, who can engage with the issue in the run-up to the European elections and use the Q&A as a basis for discussion in civic education classes. 

Election-Watch.EU engages in voter education [...]  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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