Improve the quality of electoral administration in Nigeria Electoral administration, strategic planning and operations are strengthened
Internal and external engagement with stakeholders enhanced
The Electoral Institute’s (TEI) capacities are enhanced, and its research and training role reinforced
Gender-responsive technology innovations are incorporated, accepted, and in line with human rights and data protection safeguards and standards.
Strengthened capacities for legislative and judicial reform in compliance with democratic principles and standards
NASS and targeted NASS Committees supported to improve on legislative duties, election related legislations and oversight functions
Citizens’ access to NASS and NASS engagement with their constituencies improved
Capacity of elected female, youths and persons with disabilities increased
Strengthened judiciary for the administration of electoral justice
Pluralism, internal democracy and equality of opportunity in the political parties and the political party system enhanced
Emergence of policy and issue-based political parties accountable to members
Enhanced capacities of political parties to constructively engage with the electoral process, INEC and stakeholders (including CSOs)
Enhanced internal mechanisms for promoting affirmative action and support to women, youth and persons with disabilities
Media, including new media empowered to promote fair and ethical coverage of the electoral process and combat hate speech and disinformation
Enhanced capacity for media practitioners on professional and conflict sensitive coverage of the electoral process both online and offline, including countering fake news and disinformation
Enhanced media engagements on delivery of extensive civic and voter education
Capacity of the media regulators (NBC & NPC) strengthened
Media engagement in promoting women, youths, persons with disabilities and other marginalised groups in politics is improved
Enhanced Participation of women, youth and other marginalized groups in the political process
Legal reforms and other initiatives to promote inclusion of women, youth and marginalized groups, including minorities, in politics, political parties and in political leadership and decision-making positions strengthened.
Pool of women, youth and persons with disabilities aspirants for elective offices increased
Capacity of women, youth and persons with disabilities aspiring for and holding elected office enhanced
Enhanced policy framework for increased participation of internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the electoral process
Civil Society Organisations and relevant agencies empowered to demand greater transparency and accountability in the electoral process and decision-making process and promote greater citizens’ participation.
Strengthened platforms for CSO engagement with key stakeholders, including state and non-state actors
Civil Society engagement in democratic reforms and monitoring supported
Initiatives for peaceful and non-violent electoral process supported
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