Electoral Support Project (ESP) Phase II:

Institutional Strengthening and Professional Development Support
for the Election Commission of Nepal


The Electoral Support Project (ESP) is a technical assistance initiative focused on long-term institutional capacity development of the Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) for conducting credible, inclusive and transparent elections.

The project is aligned with the Strategic Plan of the ECN (2015- 2019) and contributes to Sustainable Development Goals 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), 5 (Gender Equality) and 10 (Reduced Inequalities)

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Electoral Support Project (ESP) Phase II:

Institutional Strengthening and Professional Development Support
for the Election Commission of Nepal


The Electoral Support Project (ESP) is a technical assistance initiative focused on long-term institutional capacity development of the Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) for conducting credible, inclusive and transparent elections.

The project is aligned with the Strategic Plan of the ECN (2015- 2019) and contributes to Sustainable Development Goals 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), 5 (Gender Equality) and 10 (Reduced Inequalities)

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ECN enhancing the capacity of media for House of Representatives and State Assembly elections

“Without the positive role that the media played in the local elections, such peaceful elections would not have been possible.”

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Local level elections in Province No. 2 enter the counting phase

The Election Commission Nepal (ECN) successfully conducted polling for the third and final phase of local level elections in Nepal on 18 September 2017.

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More women on the political frontlines

Thanks to constitutional and legal provisions that introduced compulsory quotas for women in different posts in local governments

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ECN completes voter registration update

The Election Commission Nepal (ECN) conducted a new biometric voter registration drive from 16 July to 19 August 2017 and collected data from over 1.3 million voters across the country.

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ECN enhancing the capacity of media for House of Representatives and State Assembly elections

"Without the positive role that the media played in the local elections, such...

Local level elections in Province No. 2 enter the counting phase

The Election Commission Nepal (ECN) successfully conducted polling for the...

More women on the political frontlines

Thanks to constitutional and legal provisions that introduced compulsory...
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46,875

women and people from marginalized groups (Dalit) encouraged to participate to local election as candidates in 1,875 events at grassroots level.

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200,000

voters reached directly in 8000 community-level voter education events in 28 districts

Total contribution:
27,819,372 USD

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26-11-17

Polling for State Assembly and House of Representatives elections
Phase I

Where We Work

Our Objectives


Credible, inclusive and transparent elections of local units, provincial and federal parliaments held.

Increased participation of women and vulnerable groups in the upcoming elections as voters and candidates.

Election Commission capable of organizing future elections with minimal foreign assistance.

Our Objectives


Credible, inclusive and transparent elections of local units, provincial and federal parliaments held.

Increased participation of women and vulnerable groups in the upcoming elections as voters and candidates

Election Commission capable of organizing future elections with minimal foreign assistance.