ESRhubEA is a regional technological, innovation and development facility that is committed to implement the Election Situation Room (ESR) in East Africa Community member states. Current EAC member states comprise Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. This project aims at enhancing credibility and integrity of Elections in Eastern Africa by strengthening citizens and stakeholder participation in domestic monitoring and observation of elections.
The ESR model of election monitoring provides a viable platform for multi-stakeholder election monitoring. Use of ICTs and social media enable the ESR to be responsive to issues that are likely to impact the integrity of elections in real time.
ESR Hub Eastern Africa desires to ensure there is effective election monitoring by local monitors using ESR model, ESR resources are available and readily accessible to the countries implementing ESR and also to make sure ESR toolkit is regularly and continuously improved through documentation and experiences from countries.