Political Parties Support Programme: Capacity building
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All the activities undertaken in the Political Parties Development Programme contribute directly to EISA's Strategic Objective of strengthening governance processes and representative institutions so as to entrench participatory democracy in Africa. The political parties capacity building activities are focused on ensuring that political institutions and processes are democratic and function effectively.

Training workshops cover thematic areas such as:

  • Gender representation in political parties;
  • internal organisation;
  • management and functioning of parties;
  • leadership qualities within political parties; as well as
  • conflict and conflict management.

Furthermore, they seek to guarantee that electoral processes are inclusive, transparent, peaceful and well managed and that the participation of women and youth is enhanced.

Activities have been undertaken from the head office and the field offices in the countries below: