In July 2004, EISA opened an office in Maputo, Mozambique focused on election-related conflict management, initiated a series of electoral processes monitoring projects such as PVTs and voters’ roll audits and disseminated knowledge and information to stakeholders.
In 2005 a new programme of work was adopted focused on the following objectives:
When substantial progress had been on realising these objectives EISA Mozambique’s scope of work was broadened:
Goodwill message on EISA’s 20th Anniversary
EISA’s Office in Mozambique opened in August 2004, and has operated uninterrupted for 12 years now, making it the longest-running EISA country office. Its activities were focused on the electoral process, supporting electoral reforms and citizen observation, but in 2009, the area of political party strengthening was added.
Miguel de Brito, Country Director/Director Residente – miguel[at]eisa.org.za
Donor support and funds
Danida, the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) provide funding, as well as the Department for International Development (DIFD) (UK).