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Applications are open to participate in the training seminars to become International Electoral Observers organized by the Global Campus of Human Rights.
The course is aimed at providing training to civilian staff in election observation missions, applicants will be allowed to become aware of the role, the tasks and the status of international observers, and will be given a theoretical and practical training on election observation and election observation missions functioning.
The course will introduce the students to election observation with introductory remarks followed by lectures in plenum on the history of electoral observation, international legal standards, observation methodology and missions functioning. Then through work groups, case studies and simulations the participants will look closely into all different steps of an electoral observation mission, from the exploratory phase to selection procedures through its internal functioning, the relations with national authorities, including the electoral management bodies, the local stakeholders and the political actors involved into the electoral cycle and security issues.
The training is organised with the patronage of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Italy, Czech Republic and Spain.
The seminars will take place at the Monastery of San Nicolò, Venice Lido (Italy) from 25 to 29 November 2019 at.
Registration deadline: 21st October 2019, more information available down below