Existing Commitments for Democratic Elections in OSCE Participating States

About this Standards & Guidance

Sources of guidance

  • Inter-Government

Guidance Type

  • Principles
  • General reference

Date Added

  • 15th October 2013

This report was published by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in 2003.  It is a progress report on a project initiated by the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights to establish an inventory of existing election-related norms, commitments, principles, and ‘good practices’. The report contains the existing universal norms related to elections found in UN documents etc., including explanatory comments.

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