Election Observation Training Online Course


Course Rationale

The overarching goal of the programme is to enhance the knowledge and the technical capacity of experts in election observation in West Africa in particular and elsewhere on the continent as a whole. The Objective is to facilitate an increase in the contribution of experts to ECOWAS efforts at preventing elections related conflict / violence and to help further demo racy in the region.

Course Content / Modules

  • Conceptual Framework for Democratic Elections
  • Conceptual Framework for Election Observation
  • Code of Conduct for Election Observation
  • Organizing an International Election Observation Mission
  • Report Writing
  • Gender Perspectives in Election Observation


Target Group

This course targets Civil Society Actors, Election Management Bodies, Security Personnel, Government Organisations, Political Parties, Election Observation Groups and International Organisations

Learning Method

The course is self-paced with each module taking approximately 45-70 minutes to view. Each module consists of text, images, infographics, audios, videos, case studies, self-tests and quizzes.


Relevant Information

The course is available in both English and French


How to apply

Rate: 50USD/ 650 GHS

Interested applicants should enroll/apply via the KAIPTC LMS

Application Link: https://applicationform.eot



Contact the eLearning Team via elearning-support@kaiptc.org