Become an independent election observer from the team of IPED

Dear friends and colleagues, As you may know, the Institute for Public Environment Development is training independent observers and is conducting civic monitoring over the election process in Bulgaria. In two months there will be early parliamentary elections in our country, that will be monitored again by our team of observers.That is why we encourage…

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The direct democracy and the referendum

The direct democracy and the referendum in Bulgaria The Institute for Public Environment Development presents the results from the independent monitoring of the referendum – Problems concerning the referendum organization – The citizens and the information campaign – Results from the independent observation of the referendum The Institute has prepared a set of recommendations concerning…

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Several of the Institute’s proposals to better inform the citizens were implemented by the Central Election Commission

On the 14th of November, 2012 the IPED team met with representatives of the Central Election Commission to discuss the CEC’s concept of an awareness campaign on the rights and duties of citizens related to the conducting of national referendum. During the discussion our experts presented to the commission, suggestions and comments on the proposed…

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Observation of the Bulgarian referendum

Dear friends and colleagues, We would like to encourage you to use the internet platform “For fair elections” and the Twitter hashtag #bgref2013. You may publish your impressions, pictures and video files about election violations that you have witnessed on the 27th of January – the day of the referendum. Everyone can use these internet…

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Training of Observers for the National Referendum

On the 19th of January, 2013, the Institute for Public Environment Development held training for observers for the National Referendum that will take place on the 27th of January, 2013. The rules and requirements for conducting independent monitoring as well as the regulations for conducting the referendum itself were explained in detail to the participants.…

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