Legal Documents (2 Matches)
Source: Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL)Being an Act to amend the Electoral Laws Act, 2002 (No. 5 of 2002).
Source: Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL)Being an Act to make provision supplementary to sections 32 and 33 of the Constitution with respect to the National Electoral Commission.
Source: United Nations News CentreThis article describes a proposal to progressively phase out the United Nations Integrated Office in Sierra Leone (UNIOSIL) with a smaller office. UNIOSIL would continue to assist the Government of Sierra Leone with local elections and strengthening State institutions until September 2008. A second more comprehensive report detailing the plans is scheduled for April 2008.
Source: Club de MadridThis newsletter provides updates of AWLP missions to Sierra Leone and Nigeria, a profile of AWLP local Sierra Leone partner Campaign for Good Governance, and upcoming AWLP events. Includes a statement about the Sierra Leone 2007 presidential election and the third mission to Sierra Leone on December 11-15, 2007, during which AWLP delegates from Sri Lanka and Liberia met with newly-elected President Ernest Bai Koroma and other officials to discuss women's political participation. The newsletter is a project of the Club of Madrid, funded by the European Union?s Initiative for Democracy and Human Rights and the Canadian International Development Agency.
Source: United Nations News ServiceThis document describes a mission to Sierra Leone by the Chair of the Peacebuilding Commission's Sierra Leone country-specific meetings, Ambassador Frank Majoor, from October 9-16, 2007. The week-long visit included discussions with government and other officials, United Nations representatives and civil society. Priority areas for discussion included reform in governance, justice and security sectors, youth employment, civil service and capacity building, and how the Peacebuilding Commission will assist with key reforms in these areas.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of JapanThis statement applauds fair and credible 2007 elections and confirms Japan's commitment to peacebuilding in Sierra Leone through election monitoring and other assistance of the Peacebuilding Commission.
This is the campaign platform for the political party's 2002 election bid and its presidential candidate, Ernest Bai Koroma.
This is the campaign platform for the political party's 2002 election bid. In the national parliamentary elections, this party won 1.3% of popular votes and no seats, and its presidential candidate, John Karefa-Smart won 1% of the vote. The party also participated in the 1996 elections, winning 21.6% of votes and 17 of 68 seats in Parliament.
Source: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)This website of the BBC radio providing related articles, audio clips, and updated information on the 2007 elections.
Source: Club de MadridThis project, implemented in cooperation with local partners and funding from the European Commission and the Canadian International Development Agency, provides support to high-level women leaders in Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Uganda in order to increase women's access to and participation in decision making in the social, economic and political spheres. Project activities include missions to the target countries and focus on political leadership capacity building and gender awareness; building of sustainable international networks; and advocacy actions.
Source: United NationsThis mission was established by the United Nations Security Council in 1999 to "cooperate with the Government and the other parties in implementing the Lome Peace Agreement and to assist in the implementation of the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration plan." The mission successfully completed its mandate in December 2005; its website contains background information on the country and conflict, and data on the mandate and the outcome of the Demobilization Disarmament and Reintegration process. Start date: October 22, 1999 End date: December 2005.
Policy Analysis and Practitioner Documents (View All 22 Matches)
Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW)This open letter welcomes the newly-elected president and calls for him to take clear action on key issues, including: improving the judicial system and addressing conditions in detention facilities; fighting government and private sector corruption; improving the police force; abolishing the death penalty; and supporting the work of the National Human Rights Commission.
Source: Conflict Prevention and Resolution Forum, Search for Common Ground (SFCG)This note summarizes presentations made by representatives of international election monitoring organizations, discussing democratic elections within the context of sustainable peace and good governance.
Source: National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI)This statement from a group of international observers presents the preliminary observations and findings from the group's comprehensive election monitoring, which included several field missions, interviews and collaborations with local organizations. The group applauded the professionalism of the National Electoral Commission in managing the electoral process, noted that actions by both political parties were of cause for concern and urged whomever was elected to use the power of the presidency to strengthen governance institutions in the country.
Source: United Nations Security CouncilThis document provides an overview of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) one-year report, with comments from various Commission members. Overall, members believed that the PBC had made achievements in setting up the structure of the Commission and important contributions had been made to peacebuilding efforts in Sierra Leone and Burundi.
Source: United Nations Secretary-GeneralThis statement notes that the 2007 presidential run-off election was violence-free despite many problems during the campaign period.
Source: United Nations Integrated Office in Sierra Leone (UNIOSIL)This statement by Victor Angelo, Executive Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General and United Nations Resident Coordinator in Sierra Leone, urges a peaceful 2007 presidential run-off election, stressing that political parties play a crucial role.