Elections Working Group (EWG)
The main purpose of the EWG is to act as a forum for coordination and exchange between donors and the Central Election Commission on issues related to elections, The key functions of the EWG are as follows:
The EWG reports to the Governance Strategy Group (GSG) on a regular basis.
Membership in the group is limited to relevant donors and other institutions (e.g. relevant non-governmental organizations) who can add substantial financial or analytical value, as well as relevant PA institutions.
Co-Chairs: Office of the European Union Representative (EUREP) and US Consulate General
Technical Advisor: Central Elections Commission (CEC)
Donors: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, NDI, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process (UNSCO)
NGOs: The Carter Center
Observers: Ministry of Planning and Administrative Development (MoPAD), Ministry of Finance (MoF)
Secretariat: Local Aid Coordination Secretariat (LACS)