In that regard AU Watch is embarking on a two-year project, scheduled to run through 2022, focuses on enhancing democracy, good governance and national reconciliation.
AU Watch is supporting efforts for increased fiscal decentralization in promoting a free and credible 2021 elections and beyond through projects empowering civil society to widely observe the elections, supporting the national election body, and strengthening political party coalitions. The project will seek to address national reconciliation by supporting local communities and civil society in their efforts to resolve issues of social stability and local governance.
(a) Increase transparency and accountability;
(b) improve fiscal decentralization to local governments;
(c) increase civic participation in the electoral process; and
(d) support social stability.