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)

Find out more

Nepal holds polling for the first phase of State Assembly and House of Representatives elections

On 26 November, more than 3.2 million voters were called upon to cast their vote and choose their representatives in Nepal’s new State Assemblies and in the House of Representatives.

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Making hearing impaired people feel the beat of election

The democratic process, which is the cornerstone of peace, security and prosperity, is not complete without inclusion of all

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Candidate Nomination complete for upcoming elections

Sunday 19 November saw the completion of the complex process of candidate nominations for the upcoming election of House of Representatives and the seven State Assemblies.

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Training of voter education trainers completed for upcoming elections

“Reducing the number of invalid votes in the upcoming elections is our objective, and this training made us more confident in achieving it.”

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Historic elections in Nepal

  On 7 December 2017, Nepal organized polling for the second phase of the...

Nepal holds polling for the first phase of State Assembly and House of Representatives elections

On 26 November, more than 3.2 million voters were called upon to cast their...

Making hearing impaired people feel the beat of election

"The democratic process, which is the cornerstone of peace, security and...
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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. Over 3,500 did run and over 1,000 were elected.

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200,000

voters reached directly in 8000 community-level voter education events in 28 districts for the local elections.

Total contribution:
26,58M USD

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7-12-17

Polling for State Assembly and House of Representatives elections
Phase II

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.

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