7th International Electoral Awards

 

ICPS international Electoral Awards 2018 - Winners Announced

ICPS and the International Electoral Awards Committee are delighted to announce the winners of the International Electoral Awards, and also those recognised for their outstanding achievements.

We would like to congratulate all the finalists who were involved in this highly competitive international competition.

 

International Institutional Engagement Award

Winner:

  • Permanent Electoral Authority of Romania

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • European Platform for Democratic Elections 
  • United States Institute of Peace
  • Gopal Krishna Siwakoti, National Election Observation Committee, Nepal
  • United States Institute of Peace
                                                   

Electoral Conflict Management Award

Winners:

  • Central Elections Commission, Palestine
  • Wanyonyi Wafula Chebukati (IEBC) Kenya

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Noor Ali Jabarkhail (United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan)
  • United States Institute of Peace

Accessibility Award  

Winners:

  • National Electoral Institute of Mexico

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Elections Ontario
  • Jurij Toplak (National Election Commission of Slovenia member 2000-2012, now election lawyer)

Gender Equality Award       

Winners:

  • Noor Ali Jabarkhail (United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan)
  • The Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary of Mexico

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Gender Concerns International
  • Election Commission of Pakistan

Minority Participation Award

Winners:

  • The Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary of Mexico
  • Elections Ontario

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Election Commission of Pakistan

Election Management Award

Winners:

  • Greg Essensa (Chief Electoral Officer, Elections Ontario)
  • Suad Arnautovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina Central Election Commission)

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Zenonas Vaigauskas, Long-time Chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Lithuania (1994 – 2017)
  • Election Commission of Pakistan

Citizens' Engagement Award

Winners:

  • Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Elections North West Territories, Canada
  • Permanent Electoral Authority of Romania
  • Pod lupom - Coalition for Free and Fair Elections, Bosnia and Herzegovina 

First Time Voter Award

Winners:

  • Elections Ontario and Ryerson University's Democratic Engagement Exchange

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Pod lupom - Coalition for Free and Fair Elections, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Electeurs en herbe

Electoral Ergonomy Award

Winners:

  • Elections Ontario

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Permanent Electoral Authority of Romania

Electoral Commissioner of the Year
: Greg Essensa, Elections Ontario
Electoral Commission of the Year: Elections Ontario
Lifetime Achievement Award: John Hollins
iCPS Posthumous Award for Integrity: Chris Msando, (IEBC) Kenya