The Innov-Elections Project is implemented through 4 main strands of activities


a) ECES Live Coaching Trainings and delivery of remote training support and delivering of hybrid training via the Zoom platform


b) Enrollment in the MEPA and/or specific MEPA modules


c) Translation of MEPA modules in Portuguese and uploading on the MEPA platform


d) Supporting the Digitalisation of the Electoral Processes


Phase I: National Level

The first selected pilot countries identified by the Italian Cooperation in Africa are:

Burkina Faso, Senegal, Niger, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Mozambique, Nigeria, Mali.



Phase II: Regional Level

The selected African regional and sub-regional organisations and secretariats of networks of Electoral Management Bodies in Africa include:

The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)

The ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC), RESAO in French and Portuguese)

The Electoral Commissions Forum of SADC countries (ECF-SADC)

The Election Observation and Assistance Unit of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)

The Election Observation and Assistance of the East African Community (EAC)