The Impact of COVID-19 on Transitional Elections and Peacebuilding

TitleThe Impact of COVID-19 on Transitional Elections and Peacebuilding
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication2020
AuthorsAlihodzic, S, Bicu, I
PublisherGlobal Public Policy Institute
CityBerlin
Abstract

COVID-19 has delayed elections worldwide at an unprecedented rate, which will affect peacebuilding efforts. Germany should support national institutions in developing consultation mechanisms between electoral management bodies, public health authorities and other relevant actors and assist in crisis communication to create spaces for dialogue and to counter disinformation.

Web Article (Peacelab Blog)