The Post Pandemic Glocal Democracy;
Impact, Challenges, and Opportunities

Session Organizers

Name Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL)
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Profile The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) is the leading regional network working for the promotion of democratic electoral processes in Asia. Formed in 1997, ANFREL now counts 27 member organizations in 17 countries, as well as numerous partners across the region. ANFREL’s main efforts are focused on conducting international election observation missions, developing capacity building programs for electoral stakeholders such as domestic election observer groups, media, and other civil society organizations working for democratization in their home countries, and undertaking campaign and advocacy activities to address electoral challenges and related issues encountered in the development of democracy in Asia. Since its formation, ANFREL has observed 69 elections across Asia. ANFREL is a signatory of the Declaration of Principles for International Election Observation, and has developed regional tools such as the Bangkok Declaration on Free and Fair Elections and the Dili Indicator of Democratic Elections.