ECOWAS/KAIPTC Long Term Election Observation Training Course (LOT) 2019

Conflict Management

Course Duration: 26-31 August 2019
Application Date: - Jun 30, 2019
Course Fee: The course is fully sponsored by GIZ (airfare, accommodation, feeding and tuition)
Terms and Conditions:
  • Participants shall show proof of medical and travel insurance cover for duration of training in Ghana.
  • Kaiptc will be responsible for participants’ accommodation and feeding for the duration of programme
  • English with French translation will be used for facilitation at the course.
  • Course Goal

    The course aims to develop the capacity of personnel in the military, police, civil society and governmental agencies of Ecowas member states to conduct long term election observation in the region and beyond.

    Read the full course review here.

    Target Group

    • Persons with knowledge and experience in law, politics, gender, peace and security, media, Information and communication technology, electoral operations, human rights, conflict management
    • Participants should have completed a short term election observation training with field experience
    • Balanced gender representation

    Course Content

    The course aims to provide knowledge and skills in election observation methodology to assess pre- election, election and post-election periods.

    • Institutional perspective on long term election observation mission
    • International and regional obligation and commitment for elections
    • Election principles and framework for Analysis
    • Structure and roles of LTEOM and LTO Activities
    • Elections in peacebuilding initiatives
    • LTO reporting and briefing
    • Code of Conduct for LTOs
    • Security in Elections
    • Technology in elections
    • Technology in LTO activities

    Selection Process

    • Be a West African national
    • A graduate of the Ecowas / Kaiptc EOT and EMTcourses at Kaiptc or any other recognized training institution
    • Non West African working in relevant fields
    • Experience on short term election observation for Ecowas or other election observation group
    • Recommended by the Ecowas Electoral Assistance Division

    Contact at KAIPTC

    Mrs Marylyn Agblor
    Training Coordination officer
    Tel: 00 233 (0) 302 718200 Ext 1012
    Fax: 00 233 (0) 302 718201

    Wg Cdr Christian Eshun
    Course Director
    Tel: 00 233 (0) 302 718200 Ext 2130
    Mob: 00 233 (0) 243667759