Launching the “Nazaha” Coalition to follow up on the 2024 Egyptian Presidential Elections
Supporters of the Coalition come from 34 countries worldwide.
Maat for Peace, Development, and Human Rights, along with five foreign organizations and two Egyptian organizations, has announced the formation of the "Nazaha" Coalition to monitor the 2024 Egyptian presidential elections. The Coalition includes the Echo Organization from Greece, the Elizka Foundation from Ghana, the Human Act from Romania, the Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF), the Gals Forum International from Uganda, Maat for Peace, Development, and Human Rights from Egypt, and Partners for Transparency from Egypt. Supporters of the Coalition come from 34 countries worldwide.
The establishment of the "Nazaha" Coalition stems from the shared belief among these organizations in the significance of combining local and international monitoring efforts to assess the electoral process in accordance with internationally recognized standards for free and fair elections.
The Coalition members have designated Mr. Kofi Kankam, Chair of the NGO Group in Africa affiliated with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) and founder of Elizka Relief Foundation in Ghana, as the leader of the Nazaha Coalition; and Mr. Ayman Okeil, Chairman Maat for Peace, Development, and Human Rights, will serve as the Coalition's official spokesperson.
The Coalition affirms its commitment to adhering to the rules and procedures set by the National Elections Authority regarding the participation of civil society organizations in monitoring the electoral processes. The Coalition is grounded in internationally recognized standards for ensuring the integrity and freedom of elections, as well as international instruments safeguarding human rights related to political participation and promoting fair competition.