Election Update 2006 Republique Democratique du Congo No 1

This paper examines the pre electoral political setting of the July 2006 elections in the DRC. Some of the key issues discussed are as follows: Transition to Democracy, The Peace Process,History of Elections,Preparedness of the EMB, Preparedness of Civil Society,Organizations, Conflict Management institutions, Delimitation Process & Disputes, Civic and Voter Education,Voter Registration, Political Campaign,Nomination of Candidates, Media Coverage of Elections, Use of State Resources, Political Violence, Role of Security Forces,Political Party Finance and Gender Issues.