Support to democratic empowerment



The project seeks to promote the integrity of the electoral process through the professionalised service delivery for election-day activities and integrated citizens-focused mobilization, conflict prevention and mitigation strategies. The project responds to urgent needs of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and other key stakeholders to deliver on credible, transparent and peaceful general elections in Nigeria.

Project Goal

The overall objective of the project is to promote electoral integrity through professionalized service delivery by the electoral commission, equitable women representation, responsive peace architecture and civic action by empowered citizenry. The project aims to contribute to the reinforcement of democracy in Nigeria through building strong, effective and legitimate democratic institutions, as inclusive participatory and transparent elections as a pre-requisite for a strong democracy




Project start date:

January 2018

Estimated end date:

December 2022

Focus area:

  • build resilience to shocks and crisis
  • accelerate structural transformations
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Nigeria

    Implementing partner:

    United Nations Development Programme

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    Donor name

  • Undp Funding Windows
  • Medical Stores Limited Zambia
  • Government Of Japan
  • United Nations Development Pro
  • United Nations Development Fund For Women (un Women)
  • Government Of Norway
  • Mptfo-spotlight Initiative Fund (sif00)
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

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