This library contains all of the governance standards cited by the APRM. The first item, the SAIIA standards book is a single Adobe Acrobat file containing all standards. Other sections include separate Acrobat files for each standard that is mentioned in either the Questionnaire or Objectives, Standards, Criteria and Indicators document.
Standards Applicable to All Sections
The post-Cold War democratisation process in most African countries has induced election related risks and informed the resolve of the AU to uphold democracy without jeopardising peace and stability. To this end, through the deployment of the AU Panel of the Wise (PoW) in electoral processes, the AU has increasingly engaged in preventive diplomacy in elections likely to cause instability and violence. This policy briefing reviews some lessons learned from the involvement of the PoW as a key pillar of the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) in preventing election-related conflicts on the continent. (by Robert Gerenge) pdf View file (68.62 kB)