Accreditation of International Observers/Guests for the second phase of the Palestinian Local Elections - 2021
Within the framework of the CEC’s preparations for the second phase of Local elections that will take place in 26 March 2022. The CEC announces that all accredited International observers/guests during the First Phase of the 2021 Local Elections are not required to renew their accreditation, as their cards remain valid to cover the second phase.
At the same time, the CEC will keep the door open for accepting new applications from international organizations and governmental officials who’s interested in observing the second phase. Applications should be submitted before 18 March 2022.
Summary of Local Authorites
Local Authorites Where Elections is Expected to be Held | Polling Centers
Local Authorites with One Candidate List (Acclamation)
Local Authorites -Incomplete Candidate List & No candidate Lists
Accreditation of International Observation Bodies
The CEC welcomes and encourages the participation of international observers, and calls upon all international observation bodies, International missions, CSOs and NGOs dealing with issues of democracy, human rights, or other relevant fields to apply for observer accreditation.
The CEC has established a code of conduct for observers and agents, in accordance with its power under the law. This code clarifies their rights and obligations. Each observer or agent should review this code and pledge to abide by it before commencing with observation:
The code of Conduct for international Observers
In order to apply for accreditation of International observation body please Click here.
Upon completion of the online application, the organization will be asked to attach an official letter addressed to the CEC from their government/organization verifying the request for accreditation as an international observer.
After processing the application, the observation body’s contact person will receive an e-mail containing a link and a code, which will enable him/her to add observers and observers’ assistants/ interpreters from their organization. Which will allow the latter to accompany the observers to registration and voting centers.
Accreditation of International Guests
The CEC also issues guest cards, especially for governmental officials who desire permission to enter polling and registration centers but do not intend to write formal reports about the elections.
In order to apply for accreditation as a guest observer please follow the links:
Click here to apply in English
Click here to apply in Arabic
CEC Headquarters/ Al Bireh
Tel: 022969700 ext.: 710 - e-mail: [email protected]