Necessary steps to give effect to human rights include education of the population and state officials in human rights.
- Training for Election Officials
- International Human Rights Obligations and the Legal Framework
- States Authorities Responsible for Upholding Rights
- Training of Polling and Counting Workers
- The Right to an Effective Remedy, Including Challenging Election Results
- Right to an Effective Remedy and Voting Operations
- Steps were taken to prevent and punish fraud and electoral offenses
- The state educated officials and citizens on the voting process
- The state educated officials and citizens on the vote counting and tabulation process
- The legal framework for elections included the protection of fundamental rights and made international obligations domestically binding
- All branches of the government are responsible for protecting human rights, including those responsible for administering election processes
- The state took the steps necessary to give effect to rights during the electoral process, including through the dispute resolution process
- Article 2 requires that States Parties adopt legislative, judicial, administrative, educative and other appropriate measures in order to fulfill their legal obligations. The Committee believes that it is important to raise awareness about the Covenant not only among public officials and State agents but also among the population at large.
- The obligation to ensure to all individuals the rights recognized in the Covenant, established in articles 2 and 3, requires that States parties take all necessary steps to enable every person to enjoy those rights. These steps include the removal of obstacles to the equal enjoyment of such rights, the education of the population and of State officials in human rights, and the adjustment of domestic legislation so as to give effect to the undertakings set forth in the Covenant.
- The State has the responsibility to take legislative, administrative or other appropriate measures to promote the understanding by all persons under its jurisdiction of their civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.