Columbia International Affairs Online: Working Papers

CIAO DATE: 05/2009

Election Violence Education and Resolution

February 2009

Academy of Political Science


This report details the findings from the Election Violence Education and Resolution (EVER) program, designed by IFES and implemented by Odhikar for the December 28, 2008 parliamentary election in Bangladesh. The EVER program is designed document accurate information about incidents of election-related violence in a methodologically reliable manner, so that stakeholders in the electoral process could use this information to design and implement effective electoral interventions in a country.