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Press release on the outstanding and remaining elections to take place on June 23, 2024

Press release on the outstanding and remaining elections to take place on June 23, 2024

June 22, 2024 CECOE Addis Ababa The Coalition of Ethiopian Civil Society Organizations for Elections (CECOE) has finalized its preparation to observe the remaining and outstanding elections in Benishangul Gumuz, Afar, Central Ethiopia, and Somali regions.  CECOE has conducted a one-day trainings to a total of 15 Long Term Observers (LTOs)  who were drawn from  its member organizations in Assosa, Semera, Butajira, and Jigjiga cities, and deployd them to observe the pre-election environment. CECOE also organized trainings for  the Short Term...

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Press release on the outstanding and remaining elections to take place on June 23, 2024

ሰኔ 16 ቀን 2016 ዓ.ም ለሚካሄደው ቀሪ እና ድጋሚ ምርጫ ከኅብረት ለምርጫ የተሰጠ ጋዜጣዊ መግለጫ

ሰኔ 15፣ 2016 ዓ.ም ኅብረት ለምርጫ አዲስ አበባ የኢትዮጵያ ሲቪል ማህበራት ደረጅቶች ኅብረት ለምርጫ (ኅብረት ለምርጫ) በቤኒሻንጉል ጉሙዝ፣ በአፋር፣ በማዕከላዊ ኢትዮጵያ እና ሶማሌ ክልሎች የሚካሄደውን ቀሪ እና የድጋሚ ምርጫ ለመታዘብ ዝግጅቱን አጠናቅቋል። ቀደም ሲል ኅብረት ለምርጫ የቅድመ ምርጫ ከባቢን ለመታዘብ በአሶሳ፣ ሰመራ፣ ቡታጅራ እና ጅግጅጋ ከሚንቀሳቀሱ አባል ድርጅቶቹ የተውጣጡ 15 የረጅም ጊዜ ታዛቢዎችን በመመልመል የአንድ ቀን ስልጠና ሰጥቶ ማስማራቱ ይታውቃል።  በተመሳሳይም ኅብረት ለምርጫ በድምጽ መስጫ ቀን የድምጽ አስጣጥ ሂደቱን የሚታዘቡ የአጭር ግዜ ታዛቢዎች አስፈላጊው ክህሎትና እውቀት እንዲኖራቸው ሰኔ 12 እና 13 ቀን 2016 ዓ.ም በአሶሳ፣ ሰመራ፣ ቡታጅራ እና ጅግጅጋ ከተሞች 84 ታዛቢዎች የአንድ ቀን ስልጠናዎችን ሰጥቷል። ከዚህ በተጨማሪም  ለአጭር ግዜ ታዛቢወች የጽሁፍ መልዕክትን  እና የአፖሎ ቴክኖሎጂን በመጠቀም የትዝብት...

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CECOE Launches “Civic Education for Better Civic Engagement and Political Participation in Ethiopia” Project

CECOE Launches “Civic Education for Better Civic Engagement and Political Participation in Ethiopia” Project

The Coalition of Ethiopian Civil Society Organizations for Elections (CECOE) has initiated a groundbreaking project titled “Civic Education for Better Civic Engagement and Political Participation in Ethiopia”, which aims to enhance civic awareness and democratic participation across the nation. This project is funded by the German Government and supported by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH under the “Support to Good Governance (S2GG) in Ethiopia” programme, aims to enhance civic awareness and democratic participation across...

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Advocacy Success Story: CECOE’s Effort in Improving Voter Education 

Advocacy Success Story: CECOE’s Effort in Improving Voter Education 

The 6th Ethiopian general elections witnessed increased civil society participation in voter education activities following the repeal of restrictive laws. However, the report from the NDI-IRI Limited International Election Observation Mission to Ethiopia (LEOME)1 pointed out that most civil society organizations (CSOs) began their voter education activities only in the final weeks of voter registration. This timing had a detrimental effect on the impact of their initiatives in their respective communities. Recognizing this issue, following the conclusion of the...

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CECOE conducted Intellectual Dialogues

CECOE conducted Intellectual Dialogues

The Coalition of Ethiopian Civil Society Organizations for Elections (CECOE), in collaboration with Dialogue Ethiopia, conducted a series of intellectual dialogues themed "Role of Intellectuals on National Issues" on October 14, 21, and 28 in Dire Dawa, Hawassa, and Addis Ababa, respectively. These dialogues brought together 134 intellectuals from 12 universities to engage in inspiring discussions and explore the critical role of intellectuals in determining Ethiopia's future. Welcoming speech: CECOE's Enduring Commitment to Ethiopia's Democratic Processes The...

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