WAEON is an independent, non-partisan and non-religious organization that aims at strengthening and supporting Citizen Election Observation Groups (CEOGs) in the West Africa sub-region. WAEON comprises independent and non-partisan CEOGs in West Africa that subscribe to the Declaration of Global Principles for Non-partisan Election Observation and Monitoring by Citizen Organizations. CDD-Ghana serves as the secretariat for WAEON.

The Goal

Established in 2010, the network seeks to strengthen the technical capacities and provide moral support to member organizations to conduct non-partisan citizen election observation, champion electoral reform and advocacy to promote credible elections in their respective countries.