EPP: International benchmarks for conduct and monitoring of elections
The Declaration of Principles for International Election Observation and Code of Conduct for International Observers, endorsed by 40 intergovernmental and international nongovernmental organizations on 27 October 2005.
African Union benchmarks
3. Guidelines for African Union Election Observation and Monitoring Missions.
East African Community benchmark
EAC Principles for Election Observation and Evaluation (Guidelines for EAC Election Observation Missions; Code of Conduct for Election Observers), November 2012, Arusha.
Economic Community of West African States benchmark
Protocol A/SP1/12/01 on Democracy and Good Governance Supplementary to the Protocol relating to the Mechanism For Conflict Prevention, Management, Resolution, Peacekeeping and Security, Dakar, December 2001
International Conference on the Great Lakes Region benchmark
Southern African Development Community benchmarks
1. SADC Principles And Guidelines Governing Democratic Elections [Revised, 2015], Adopted by the Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation on 20 July 2015 Pretoria.
3. SADC Parliamentary Forum Norms and Standards for Elections in the SADC Region [PDF document]. Adopted by the SADC Parliamentary Forum Plenary Assembly on 25 March 2001, Windhoek, Namibia.