Electoral assistance: themes
Professionalisation of national observation of elections by creating training tools and facilities as well as certification of observers became one of the challenges of the Council of Europe.
The Council of Europe has developed considerable experience in working with Central Election Commissions and civil society to support participation in elections and in the political life of citizens, with a special emphasis on women.
Election observation reports by international organisations as well as by domestic observers revealed that participation of young people in the elections in new democracies is not satisfactory.
The objective of the mission is to monitor both the preparation and execution of the Census, in order to verify the fair and impartial enumeration and post-enumeration of the population in accordance with international and European census standards.