Transparent Elections For Afghanistan Organization (TEFA), one of the most eminent, prestigious, and goal-oriented oversight body in the country, founded to achieve the momentous objective of strengthening and ensuring ever-growing transparency, fairness and impartiality in political and societal proceedings of Afghanistan and to heighten the level of cohesion among public and the Afghan Government by upholding democratic values and principles. As a proactive independent observer foundation, TEFA has widely and effectively overseen and evaluated the electoral processes in the midst of 2009, 2010, and 2014 in the country and has played a substantial role in championing women’s rights, consolidating the effective role of Civil Society Organizations in terms of social affairs, electoral reforms, advocacy, and professional and objective monitoring and supervision from all phases of elections.
TEFA is a proud member of a prominent network of 48 CSOs, in addition to holding active membership of 3 of the largest most reputable international networks encompassing GENDEM, HWPL, and ANFREL. For describing TEFA from an international standpoint and to showcase its broad understanding of election observations, it is noteworthy to state that TEFA has visited more than seven countries as an observer foundation and has actively monitored their elections, cultivating rich experience in the field of election observation and evaluation. Moreover, TEFA as a prominent and leading observer foundation has participated in two main international conferences in London and Brussels as the chosen delegate to represent the Afghan Civil Society and reflect its views and inputs.
Thus far, TEFA has persistently been committed to its mission, vision and core principles, and has adapted to key and influential roles in different political and social spheres of the country, which awarded it with commendable and credible status as an independent oversight body among the afghan nation, and commits with thorough devotion to continue doing so for years to come.