Places EISA works

 

In pursuit of its vision, EISA has opened the following field offices:

  • ECCAS liaison office In June 2010, EISA signed a MoU with the Economic Community of Central African States and, after successful collaboration in April 2015 a liaison office was opened.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: Le Projet de Renforcement de l’Observation Citoyenne des Elections au Congo (PROCEC) a été officiellement lancé mardi 7 juillet 2015 à Kinshasa, en RDC.
  • Kenya: With its office in Nairobi, EISA implements activities aimed at strengthening and sustaining democratic institutions and electoral process in Kenya.
  • Madagascar: EISA opened an office in Antananarivo in 2007 with a focus on encouraging participation by women in public life. In February 2011 expanded its scope of activities to contribute to the enhancement of electoral and democratic processes.
  • Mozambique: The office in Maputo, opened in July 2004, is the longest running of the five and has worked on both regional and country specific activities.
  • Somalia: EISA developed a four year programme aimed at contributing to the capacity building of key state and non-state actorsto achieve the peace and state-building goals of the Somali Compact Agreement.
  • Zambia: ISA is working with local partners towards creating synergies in carrying out voter and civic education and deploying election monitors in a co-ordinated and synchronised way.
  • Zimbabwe: EISA’s office in Harare provides support to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission so that it could manage electoral processes in an efficient, effective, democratic and transparent manner.

Previous field offices

EISA’s field offices in the recent past included:

  • Central African Republic: The EISA office was opened in 2013 to assist in the country’s return to democracy through the strengthening and sustaining democratic institutions and electoral process in CAR; on completion of this mandate the office was closed in December 2016.
  • Mali: EISA opened an office in the Republic of Mali on 15th May 2013 and was closed at the end of 2015.
  • Chad: The Chad office was closed in March 2014. Through its field office in N’Djamena EISA assisted in the implementation of the peace agreement between the various parties, a domestic observation capacity building project for civil society organisations and a political parties strengthening programme.
  • Sudan: In 2008, EISA opened an office in Khartoum in anticipation of the forthcoming elections and engaged in a conflict mapping exercise. The elections were postponed and the office closed, although EISA continues to be active in Sudan.

EISA has also had short and long term offices in the past in:

  • Angola
  • Burundi
  • Chad
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Egypt
  • Rwanda