Support for the Electoral Cycle in Jordan 2012 - 2015

Brief/Background

 Call center employee responding to the citizen’s enquiries about the elections

The project aims at assisting the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to deliver its mandated functions of conducting fair, credible and transparent elections – particularly the 2012 parliamentary elections. The project also aims at supporting IEC and the Jordanian judiciary in institutionalizing a comprehensive electoral system.The project aims at assisting the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to deliver its mandated functions of conducting fair, credible and transparent elections – particularly the 2012 parliamentary elections. The project also aims at supporting IEC and the Jordanian judiciary in institutionalizing a comprehensive electoral system.

This project builds on the initial work of the Strengthening Electoral Process in Jordan project enhances and further consolidates the institutional and professional capacities of the newly-established Independent Election Commission.

What have we accomplished so far


  • Supported the IEC in designing and updating the IEC website.
  • Strengthened the IEC mechanisms to interact with civil society in voter education activities.
  • Supported the accreditation of domestic and international observers
  • Provided technical and operational support to the management of the electoral registration
  • Increased capacity of the IEC in implementing the 2013 parliamentary elections through the procurement of international-standard polling and training equipment

Expected outputs



  • Building the institution of the IEC
  • Strengthening trusted liaison mechanisms between the IEC and its external stakeholders
  • Increasing the capacity of IEC to manage the electoral register
  • Enhancing the capacity of the IEC to implement the 2012 parliamentary elections
  • Establishing a workable and credible electoral dispute resolution system
  • Enhancing the participation of political parties in political processes

Who Finances it?

EU: €4,255,831

Delivery in previous fiscal year

Year Delivery per year
2012  31,379 USD
Project Overview
Status:
active
Project start date:
15 September 2012
Estimated end date:
15 January 2016
Geographic coverage:
Independent Electoral Commission , Amman
Focus Area:
Democratic Governance
Responsible Party:
UNDP
Implementing Partner:
Independent Electoral Commission
Project Budget:
USD$ 5,339,814
Highlights

Info about the Strengthening Electoral Process in Jordan project (phase I) April-December 2012:

 

This project assisted the Global Programme for Electoral Cycle Support in Jordan. It focused on:

  • Building the initial capacity of the soon-to-be-created Independent Electoral Commission,
  • Systemizing the interaction between the IEC and stakeholders of the electoral process and candidates.

The support will serve primarily as a start-up of a larger, multi-year project. The objective of the intervention is to allow the IEC and stakeholders reach a preparedness level for them to play their role in the elections and also assist the implementation of electoral support projects

Related Documents
  • Project Document