About us

The Coalition for Free and Fair Elections and Sustainable Democracy is an Albanian non-profit organization organized as a center. It has been established on March 6th, 2014, as an independent, non-partisan coalition with the goal to contribute to the organization of free, fair, transparent, and democratic elections in Albania through observing the exercise of the voters' rights and the quality of equality based on international election standards.

During these two years of its existence, the CFFE has focused on the electoral processes. The coalition consists of 29 organizations and 1000 volunteers throughout the country. In the observation of electoral processes, the CFFE is guided by international standards regarding the election observation as well as the statistical principles.

CFFE will base its works on international standards enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), International Convent on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), the OSCE Copenhagen Document, UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, and the Declaration of Global Principles for Non-Partisan Observation.

The CFFE is member of Global Network of Domestic Elections Monitors (GNDEM).

CFFE Mission

CFFE promotes democracy in Albania through citizen's involvement, monitoring of the political and electoral processes, enhancing of the cooperation and dialogue among different actors, and mobilizing of the resources and expertise.

CFFE Vision

CFFE strives for commitment and excellence in its endeavors for democratic change.

CFFE Values


Duties and responsibilities among CFFE partners

CFFE will work together with partner organizations based on the following principles:
• Continue to be an organization managed in a transparent manner that ensures a decent working environment for staff and partners.
• To continue creating relationships with partner organizations, national and international institutions.
• To improve the quality, character and credibility of the electoral process in Albania