Contribution to Multi-donor Assistance for the 2005 National Elections

Contract partner: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme - Ethiopia Country: Äthiopien Funding amount: € 45.000,00 Project start: 01.01.2005 End: 31.12.2005

Short Description:

Overall goal

The overall objective of this Multi-Donor Trust Fund Project is to contribute to the development of a free, open and accountable political system of governance and the consolidation of democracy in Ethiopia through the organization and conduct of the forthcoming national elections in May 2005, in accordance with the constitution. In fulfilling these aims, the current project is designed to assist the Government and the National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) with the conduct and overall management of the electoral process in cooperation with a range of national stakeholders, including inter alia civil society organizations, political parties, and the media.

The project will focus on the following key areas:

" Support and Capacity Development of the NEBE

" Support to National CSO/NGOs for Civic and Voter Education

" Training for Political Party Agents

" Support for Training of Judges and Prosecutors on Electoral Disputes

" Support to Media on Promoting Objective and Wider Election Coverage

In order to increase female participation in politics gender dimensions are specifically taken into account in "Support to National CSO/NGOs for Civic and Voter Education".

The Government, NEBE, UNDP Country Office and the consortium of donors agreed that the UNDP be vested with the responsibility for the coordination, management, and monitoring of the multi-donor basket.

project number 2014-01/2005
source of funding OEZA
sector Staatsführung & Zivilgesellschaft, allgemein
  • Policy marker: are used to identify, assess and facilitate the monitoring of activities in support of policy objectives concerning gender equality, aid to environment, participatory development/good governance, trade development and reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health. Activities targeting the objectives of the Rio Conventions include the identification of biodiversity, climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, and desertification.
    • 1= policy is a significant objective of the activity
    • 2= policy is the principal objective of the activity
  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
  • Type of Aid – Aid modalities: classifies transfers from the donor to the first recipient of funds such as budget support, core contributions and pooled programmes and funds to CSOs and multilateral organisations, project-type interventions, experts and other technical assistance, scholarships and student costs in donor countries, debt relief, administrative costs and other in-donor expenditures.
  • Purpose/ sector code: classifies the specific area of the recipient’s economic or social structure, funded by a bilateral contribution.
  • Tied/Untied: Untied aid is defined as loans and grants whose proceeds are fully and freely available to finance procurement from all OECD countries and substantially all developing countries. Transactions are considered tied unless the donor has, at the time of the aid offer, clearly specified a range of countries eligible for procurement which meets the tests for “untied” aid.