NORDEM Election Forum 2015: Election Related Violence - 5th June - Oslo

Join us for the most interesting election related event taking place this year!

What is the relation between elections and violence? How can international organizations work to assist in preventing election related violence? How can international election observers include the observation of election related violence in their methodology?

The event is open to all. Please register by 30th May. Register here.

Key note speakers:

Hannah Roberts, Deupty Chief Observer of the EU Election Observation Mission to Nigeria 2015

Michael Svetlik, Vice President of IFES Programmes, International Foundation of Electoral Systems, based in Washington

Mette Bakken, NORDEM secondee to International IDEAs Africa Programme in Addis Abeba


13.00-14.00: Light lunch and registration

14.00-16.00: Election related violence:

-Setting the stage: What is election related violence?

-Observing elections in Nigeria: Implications of violence.

-How can electoral assistance contribute to the organization of peaceful elections?

Q&A session.

16.00-16.30: Coffee break

16.30-1800: Workshop session for election observers: How to observe election related violence?

Summary and conclusions.

18.00-19.00: Buffet dinner


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


After the buffet dinner, the Network of Norwegian Election Observers invites the participants to join them at a neighbouring pub. 

Published Mar. 19, 2015 11:55 AM - Last modified May 27, 2015 3:09 PM