RASED, Election Monitoring Component has implemented many activities at both the local and international levels in the field of election monitoring and the design of electoral campaigns and access to electoral rules.
Through RASED, Al Hayat Center participated in the development of The Declaration of Global Principals for Nonpartisan Election Observation and Monitoring by Citizen Organizations under the auspices of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) and the United Nations Secretariat.
RASED is the program of Accountability, Governance and Participation in Al-Hayat Center for Civil Society Development, an NGO based in Jordan. The program focuses on monitoring local elections with focus on parliamentary and municipal elections, parliamentary performance, and performance evaluations of Members of Parliament (MPs) and some of the government local action plans and commitments toward enhancing open government values of transparency, accountability and public participation. The program works also to promotes decentralization, and works on the integration of citizens in decision-making processes (particularly women and youth). RASED also continue to analyse laws and policies regarding political reform and encourages active participation of citizens in the decision making process.