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Project ID:00066671Description:PBF/GNB/A-1 Support Guinea-Bis
Fund:
Peacebuilding Fund
Start Date *: 31 Dec 2008
Theme:
Democratic Governance -W1
End Date*: 31 Dec 2010
Country: Guinea-Bissau Project Status: Financially Closed
  Participating Organization:   UNDP - UNDP(MDTF/PUNO only).
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Project Description:

As part of preparations for Guinea-Bissau’s legislative elections scheduled for 16 November 2008, the project aims at providing support for the conduct of urgent and vital voter registration and voter civic education campaigns nationwide.

 

Peacebuilding Goal:

The project will enhance efforts at strengthening democratic governance, particularly inclusive participation in the national electoral process, by providing a database of eligible voters and sensitizing the national voting population towards involvement and participation in a proper conduct of transparent and credible legislative elections. This democratic exercise will help strengthen ongoing efforts at post-conflict peace consolidation and development.

 

Immediate Objective:

Nationwide conduct of voter registration, backed by voter civic education campaigns, to compile a reliable database of eligible voters to be used immediately for the legislative elections scheduled for 16 November 2008

 

Outputs and Key Activities:

Outputs:

1. Voter registration exercise is successfully conducted and completed; and

2. Voter civic education campaigns are concurrently organized and successfully implemented.

Activities:

3. Procure various voter registration equipment and materials and contract and train personnel (trainers and registration agents);

4. Prepare a nationwide voter registration map and support the logistics operations for the exercise;

5. Conduct nationwide voter registration and produce registration cards for issue to registered voters; and

6. Concurrently carry out voter civic education campaigns.

 

Indicator and Benchmarks:

1. Voter sensitization campaigns are confirmed through an enhanced rate of participation of voters in registration exercise;

2. Voters’ register is prepared, verified and published, in accordance with electoral regulations, and voter registration cards are produced and issued; and

3. Follow-up reports and monitoring guidelines are put in place.

 

Procurement: Voter registration mapping logistics, registration materials and equipment, transport logistics, training and management / technical consultancy support.

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Contacts

If you have questions about this programme you may wish to contact the RC office in Guinea-Bissau or the lead agency for the programme.

The person with GATEWAY access rights to upload and maintain documents for the programme:

  • Jade-Mali Mizutani, Special Assistant to DSRSG/RC/RR; Telephone: 245 643 51 17; Email: jade.m.mizutani@one.un.org; Skype: jademali
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