Project output and activities of Phase II (2012-2016)


  1. Strengthen the capacity of the Election Commission of Nepal to function as a permanent, independent, credible and professional institution of governance

  2. Support activities throughout the electoral cycle to ensure key processes are conducted in an effective, sustainable and credible manner;

  3. Increase democratic participation in the forthcoming cycle of elections and ensure an inclusive electoral process including under-represented groups, and vulnerable and traditionally marginalized communities


  1. Support with Strategic Planning

  2. Support with Staff Retention and Professional Development

  3. Support with Geographic Information and Electoral Mapping Systems

  4. Support with Creation and Display of New Voter Registration

  5. Support with Procedures and Training

  6. Support with Election Operations and Logistics

  7. Support with Electoral Dispute Resolution

  8. Support with Electoral Security

  9. Support with Public Outreach, Civic and Voter Education

  10. Support with Electoral Education and Information Center

  11. Support with External Relations

  12. Support with Gender, Social Inclusion and Vulnerable Groups
Project Overview


Project duration:
Phase I:
August 2008 to December 2012

Phase II:
January 2013-January 2016

Focus Area:
Democratic Governance

Main partner:
The Election Commission of Nepal

UNDP's Role:
Donor and overseeing agency

Development Partners:
European Union, DFID, Danida, Norway

UNDP focal point:
Ms. Pragya Bashyal
Governance Unit, UNDP
UN House, POB 107 Pulchowk, Lalitpur, Nepal
Tel: 977-1- 5523200 ext. 1053
Fax: 977-1-5523991

Project focal point:
Mr. Andres Del Castillo Sanchez
Chief Technical Advisor/ Project Manager
Election Commission of Nepal, UNDP, Electoral Support Project
Election Commission, Kantipath, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: (+977-1) 4231572/4221513