Democracy and elections

The Commonwealth promotes political dialogue, fostering greater democratic space for political and civil actors, and strengthening democratic institutions. Books in this area support the Commonwealth’s fundamental values and principles.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 27 December 2012
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Papua New Guinea National Elections, held June–July 2012. The Group was led by Mr Nipake Edward Natapei, former Prime Minister for Vanuatu, and comprised 8 eminent persons in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 27 December 2012
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Lesotho Parliamentary Elections, held on 26 May 2012. The Group was led by HE Dr Bakili Muluzi, former President of the Republic of Malawi, and comprised 7 eminent persons in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 30 August 2012
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Expert Team for The Gambia Presidential Election, held on 24 November 2011. The Group was led by Professor Bolaji Akinyemi, former Foreign Affairs Minister of Nigeria, and was comprised of five experts in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 15 April 2012
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for Guyana’s National and Regional Elections, held on 28 November 2011. The Group was led by the Honourable Denis Marshall QSO, former minister in the New Zealand government, and comprised 13 eminent persons in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 15 April 2012
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Expert Team for the Cameroon Presidential Elections, held on 9 October 2011. The Group was led by Mr Frederick Mitchell MP, former Foreign Affairs Minister for The Bahamas, and was comprised of six experts in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 11 January 2012
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Zambia General Elections. The Group was led by former Nigeria Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, and comprised 12 eminent persons in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 30 September 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Seychelles Presidential Election. The Group was led by Dr Julian R Hunte, the former Foreign Minister of St Lucia, and comprised five eminent persons in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 5 August 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Nigerian Parliamentary and Presidential elections. The Group was led by Festus Mogae, former President of Botswana, and comprised thirteen eminent persons in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 15 April 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Uganda Parliamentary and Presidential elections. The Group was led by Dame Billie Miller, former Deputy Prime Minister and former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Barbados, and comprised thirteen eminent persons in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 15 January 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Tanzania General Elections. The Group was led by The Rt Hon Paul East QC, a former Attorney General of New Zealand, and comprised fifteen eminent persons in total.

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