How to apply to EODS trainings

How to apply to EODS trainings

In order to be eligible for an EODS training, you should:

  1. Register on the EU Roster of International Election Observers. Click on the subheading Insert CV to fill in your details.
  2. Fulfil the minimum requirements to become an EU election observer as defined in the EU Guidelines on Common Criteria for the Selection of Electoral Observers.

To apply for a Training:

  1. Check on the latest news and updates on available training events on our website.
  2. Check your suitability for the training – Do you fulfil the selection criteria? Is your experience relevant? Do you have the necessary language skills? You can find information on the selection criteria for each training event in the notice on our website.
  3. Make sure you are registered in the EU Roster and that your CV is updated.
  4. Apply online through our website by clicking on the relevant training during the application period. Application procedures may change for specific trainings.
  5. You may wish to contact your Focal Point (the person in your Member State Ministry for Foreign Affairs or other body responsible for proposing candidates for Election Observation Missions to the European Commission) to let them know you are interested in taking part in a training event.

Selection Criteria

The general guidelines for Selection Criteria for EU Election Observers form an annex to the EC Communication of 2000 on International Election Observation. You can read the whole Communication here.


Download - EU Guidelines on Common Criteria for the Selection of Electoral Observers

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