Cameroon: Secretary-General commends peaceful conduct of election

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the peaceful holding of presidential polls in Cameroon and voiced hope that the same spirit will continue through until the end of the election process in the Central African country.

Peaceful transfer of power in Zambia after elections offers an example to world – Ban

Zambia has set an example for the rest of Africa and the wider world about how power can be transferred peacefully, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today as he congratulated its people for its staging of presidential elections.

New UN report outlines measures to prevent electoral violence in Asia

A new United Nations report warns that Asian nations are at risk of electoral violence, driven by real and perceived fraud and corruption, and stresses the need for strong oversight and other measures to strengthen election credibility.