Election Observation

NORDEM provides Norwegian observers to international election observation missions all over the world. NORDEM deploys about 60 - 100 election observers and experts per year, to approximately 20 missions.

Current and upcoming election observation missions

Photo: NORDEM/Wiik. Liberia 2011

How to become an election observer?

Election observers are recruited through a competitive and thorough screening process.

NORDEM election observation training

NORDEM’s election observers are trained in election observation methodology and international standards for democratic elections.

NORDEM hosts international election delegations

NORDEM’s two decades of experience from international election observation is regarded as a resource and NORDEM is a natural host for election management bodies that want a tailored study program to the Norwegian electoral system.

NORDEM Election Forum

The NORDEM Election Forum brings together NORDEM elections observer, professionals and international experts to discuss recent topics and update themselves on new methodology.

Partners in election observation

NORDEM sends observers to the EU, ODIHR, Carter Center and other regional organizations.

Recommended election related resources

Read more about guidelines, handbooks and available resources in the field of elections and election observation.

NORDEM special reports on elections

NORDEM occasionally publishes special reports on elections



Published Feb. 22, 2013 11:42 AM - Last modified Mar. 16, 2016 8:04 PM