CEPPS works with political parties, government officials, civil society organizations, the Central Election Commission (CEC), members of parliament, media representatives, academia, and other international organizations to achieve increased participation among all citizens in democratic processes.
CEPPS recognizes the importance of building the technical capacity of local partners by providing the tools and skills necessary for sustained democratic progress. To ensure the adoption of democratic processes, CEPPS utilizes local expertise, supports active civil society institutions and builds connections between government and political stakeholders and citizens to motivate long-lasting change.
To promote meaningful participation of all citizens in Kyrgyzstan, CEPPS works with women, youth, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities as informed citizens and leaders. In addition to specific activities promoting the inclusion of under-represented groups, CEPPS employs an inclusive approach throughout its wider programming to ensure participation of all citizens in contributing to, and leading democratic progress.
In supporting the integrity of electoral and political processes in Kyrgyzstan, CEPPS remains committed to political neutral programming. To ensure that a variety of citizen voices are reflected in political discourse, CEPPS works across the political and ideological spectrum to promote a competitive political environment in Kyrgyzstan.
CEPPS Key Achievements in Kyrgyzstan:
Strengthening the sustainability and integrity of elections
Empowerment of traditionally marginalized groups
Increased capacity for objective and responsive political actors