Election Monitoring

Requirements - STOs

Short-term observers are usually in-country for 7 or 8 days. The work is not paid, although expenses are covered. STOs must be:

Preference will be given to candidates who fit the above profile and can offer the following:

Requirements - LTOs

Long Term Observers are usually in country for 6 to 8 weeks around the date of the election. Expenses are covered, and LTOs also receive an honorarium for the work they do.

In addition to meeting the criteria for STOs, potential LTOs should have completed several STO missions, or have other directly relevant experience of election monitoring or administration. Excellent interpersonal skills are a necessity, and language skills relevant to the country in question are a distinct advantage. There are generally between two and four LTO places on any given mission.

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