CSOs To Play A Pivotal Role In The Upcoming Ethiopian National Elections
On 20 May 2021, CECOE and ECES (European Centre for Electoral Support) jointly organized a consultation forum on the theme “CSOs and Elections – Role of CSOs’ in Election-related conflicts”
CECOE Has Successfully Completed Regional Trainings For Its Long-Term Observers
CECOE has successfully completed regional trainings for its long-term observers ahead of its voter registration observation activity. The regional training sessions were designed to give important knowledge..
Training For Our Media Monitoring Unit (MMU)
A two-day training on quantitative and qualitative media reporting techniques was offered to our Media Monitoring Unit (MMU) with the technical assistance of European Center for Electoral Support (ECES)...
COVID-19 and Ethiopian elections 2021
On 8 June 2021, Coalition of Ethiopian Civil Societies for Elections (CECOE) in collaboration with European Center for Electoral Support (ECES) ..
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Coalition of Ethiopian civil society organization for election

Civil Society Organizations (CSO) around the world play a crucial and strategic role to promote citizen’s participation, to promote electoral processes which are free, fair and credible; including a key role in reducing election related conflict dynamics and promoting a peaceful electoral environment. In light of the ongoing political changes in Ethiopia, as well as the upcoming election, several Ethiopian CSOs recognized the need for the coordination of CSOs engagement and the strategic importance of forming a network of CSOs for electoral support both in preparation for upcoming elections as well as for a long term CSO engagement in the…


Uphold democratic values to create a well-informed, empowered, responsive Ethiopian society.


To engage in voters’ and civic education, election monitoring and election observations through the
coordination of Ethiopian civil society organizations to promote free, fair, peaceful, and transparent


The Coalition of Ethiopian Civil Society Organizations for Elections (CECOE) is committed to fulfilling its
mandate and to carry out its activities by adhering to the following values

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