Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan: (FEFA)
The Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FEFA) is an independent and impartial umbrella organization which has been established by a number of civil society organizations to:
1. Monitor elections to ensure that they are free and fair
2. Promote democracy in the country
3. Promote public participation in electoral affairs
4. Help consolidate public trust and faith in democracy and elections
The FEFA was registered with the Ministry of Justice on 12 June 2004 and began its practical work in the second half of August 2004. Its first observation experience was that of the presidential election of 9 October 2004 during which it observed the elections in 100 districts inside the country and outside of it (Pakistan). Its second experience was observing the National Assembly Elections during which FEFA covered 217 districts containing 65% of all polling cent.