International Electoral Awards

 

International Electoral Awards 2017 - December 5th-6th 2017

ICPS international Electoral Awards 2017 - Winners Announced

ICPS and the International Electoral Awards Committee are delighted to announce the winners of the International Electoral Awards, and also those reconised 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:

  • Electoral Integrity Project, Australia

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Dr. Gopal Krishna Siwakoti, National Election Observation Committee (NEOC), Nepal
  • Peoples Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL), Sri Lanka
  • Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary of Mexico                                                      

Electoral Conflict Management Award

Winners:

  • Central Election Commission of Georgia (CEC-Georgia)
  • National Electoral Council of Colombia (CNE-Colombia)

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Emilio Rosatti, Electoral Secretary, SantaFe district, National Electoral Chamber of Argentina
  • Noor Ali Jabarkhail, Former Head of External Relations Department, United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan


Accessibility Award
  

Winners:

  • National Electoral Council of Ecuador (CNE-Ecuador)
  • Commission on Elections of Philippines (COMELEC)

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)
  • Civil Network "OPORA", Ukraine


Gender Equality Award
       

Winners:

  • Women for Election, Ireland
  • Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary of Mexico
  • Ila Sharma, Election Commissioner, The Election Commission of Nepal (ECN)

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Central Elections Commission of Palestine (CEC-Palestine)
  • Matthew Faimalomatumua Lemisio, Electoral Commissioner, Office of The Electoral Commissioner, Samoa


Minority Participation Award

Winners:

  • Elections Ontario, Canada
  • Election Commission of Sri Lanka
  • Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary of Mexico

 

Election Management Award

Winners:

  • Central Election Commission of the Republic of Kosovo

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Republic and Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC)
  • National Electoral Institute of Mexico (INE)


Citizens' Engagement Award

Winners:

  • Central Election Commission of Georgia (CEC-Georgia)
  • Independent Electoral Commission of Botswana (IEC-Botswana)

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Central Election Commission of Bulgaria
  • Shahabuddin Yaqoob Quraishi, Former Chief Election Commissioner, Election Commission of India

 
First Time Voter Award

Winner: 

  • Seminole County Supervisor of Elections Office, USA

Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Permanent Electoral Authority of Romania (PEA)
  • The League of young voters, UK

 
Electoral Ergonomy Award


Winner:

  • Dean C. Logan, County Clerk, The Los Angeles County Registrar, USA


Honourable mentions for outstanding achievements:

  • Denver Elections Division, USA
  • General Election Commission of Mongolia (GECM)


ICPS Award for outstanding contribution to the application of legal principles to the electoral field: 

Winner:

  • Mrs. Lefterije Lleshi, Albania

Commissioner of the Year:

Winner:

  • Mr. Hisham Kuhail, CEO, Central Election Commission of Palestine

Commission of the Year:

Winners:

  • Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary of Mexico
AND
  • National Electoral Institute of Mexico (INE)