Med-Or Foundation signs an agreement with the European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES)
Med-Or Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the European Centre for Electoral Support to promote mediation and peacebuilding initiatives
Med-Or Foundation and the European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore opportunities to promote peace, stability, good governance and democracy, as well as to counter violent extremism. Med-Or Chairman, Marco Minniti, and the founder and Executive Director of ECES, Fabio Bargiacchi, were present at the signing.
Med-Or Foundation is committed to promoting cultural, research and training initiatives in order to strengthen relations and exchanges between Italy and the countries of the Broader Mediterranean. The European Centre for Electoral Support encourages the strengthening of electoral and democratic mechanisms and contributes to the resolution of electoral crises through mediation activities, consulting services, operational support and project management.
Under the agreement, the parties will also collaborate on peacebuilding, peace dialogue and mediation initiatives, with particular attention to the prevention of violent conflicts in the context of democratic elections in the Broader Mediterranean area. Proposed common initiatives include the organization of a forum to exchange ideas on topics of mutual interest, the promotion of training, consultancy and coaching activities aimed at developing participants’ skills, and the development and implementation of an Electoral Security Threat Assessment methodology (ESTA).