The Division of Electoral Assistance, Directorate General of Democracy (DGII) of the Council of Europe provides expert advice and technical assistance to the member States on various aspects of elections.

In particular, the Division of Electoral Assistance implements electoral assistance programmes aimed at:

  • building capacities for election management bodies, centres for continuous training of election commissioners, domestic observers, judges, the media, etc.;
  • awareness raising among election stakeholders, in particular women, youth and first-time voters, minorities and non-governmental organisations.

Programme in Georgia

Supporting Transparency, Inclusiveness and Integrity of Electoral Practice and Process in Georgia

Programme in Republic of Moldova

Improving electoral practice in the Republic of Moldova, Phase III

Programme in Ukraine

Supporting democratic post-war elections in Ukraine