Provision of Voter Education by Civil Society and Political Parties
- Everyone has the right to participate in the public affairs of his/her country.
- Political parties, civic organizations, and international organizations may contribute to voter education efforts.
- Everyone has the right to association.
- Freedom of association may be restricted under certain circumstances as are prescribed by law and necessary in a democratic society.
- Everyone has the right to associate with non-governmental organizations.
- States should recognize accredited NGOs and facilitate their ability to conduct their activities.
- States should involve civil society organizations and facilitate their effective participation in public decision-making processes.
- States should create, in law and practice, an enabling environment for civil society organizations to operate free from hindrance and insecurity.
- Media and information literacy education should be promoted to enable individuals to access, understand, and critically analyze information, including online.