About EWG

The Election Working Group (EWG) is a non-partisan, 29-member national coalition of civil society organizations that share a common commitment to free and fair elections and good governance in Bangladesh. It was established in 2006 and has been working on supporting free, fair and credible elections through

(i) pre-election, Election Day, and post-election observation;
(ii) advocacy on electoral issues and reforms; and,
(iii) civic and voter education and awareness-raising in key thematic areas to encourage all segments of society to participate in the electoral process and promote public dialogue on electoral reform.

EWG activities promote greater accountability and integrity among candidates and elected officials, it further encourages the participation of women, youth, and other marginalized groups. Activities also aim to reduce the risk of election and post-election violence.