Our Objectives

  • To promote the adoption and implementation of international and regional norms on elections, democracy and good governance;
  • To strengthen the capacity and independence of member organizations to mount election observation/monitoring projects covering the entire electoral cycle based on the highest ethical standards and best practices;
  • To support member organizations to train on election monitoring, civic and voter education and other election-related processes;
  • To support member organizations’ efforts to develop observer training manuals in accordance with accepted standards on observer recruitment, training, deployment and reporting;
  • To support research and advocacy on election laws, electoral reforms and other election-related issues;
  • To facilitate information publication and dissemination of materials related to elections and democratic processes, and the exchange of best practices and technology on election observation and monitoring amongst network members; and
  • To promote solidarity, fraternity, and partnership amongst network members as well as electoral agencies and other stakeholders to support the conduct of democratic elections in the region.




WAEON collaborates with NDI in the Liberian 2017 Elections

The West Africa Election Observers Network (WAEON) is collaborating with the Washington DC-based National Democratic Institute (NDI) to participate in the upcoming general elections in Liberia, scheduled for October 10, 2017. Through NDI, WAEON will contribute to NDI International Observation Mission for the elections.

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