EISA’s 20th Anniversary

EISA's 20th Anniversary Symposium

EISA celebrated its 20th Anniversary in 2016. The following activities were undertaken:


EISA’s 20th Anniversary Symposium – Current democratic realities in Africa: Where are we headed beyond the vote?, 20 to 21 October 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa
Concept Note [PDF]

Competition: Youth Perspectives on the Future of Democracy in Africa

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EISA hosted a youth essay competition as part of its 20th anniversary celebration. The winning essay was presented during the Symposium.
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Booklet: Africa’s Democracies: Promises, Progress and Prospects – Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa: 1996-2016
John Stremlau, 2016
The booklet looks at the emergence of consensus that states governed democratically are likely to be more peaceful, politically capable and reliable partner and how EISA has helped advance this growing interest in democratic governance.

Pamphlet: 20 years of contributing to sustainable democracy
A timeline of EISA achievements 1996-2016.