Participatory Approach: The expansive nature of the electoral process calls for the concerted effort of all the stakeholders.
Inclusion: The Strategic Plan is founded on the realization that Kenya’s electoral process is grounded on participation and has identified those strategies that will foster inclusion both in its development and in the implementation process.
Pillars: The Strategic Plan is anchored on three strategic goals that address strengthening the management of elections, institutional capacity and public trust and participation.
Core Values: In IEBC, we recognize the need to anchor our operations and behavior on a predetermined set of principles and values.
Background: The 2014 Post-Election Evaluation offered useful lessons and revealed areas that needed further reforms and improvement.
Voter education programmes and constructive dialogue among key stakeholders are expected to nurture atmosphere of trust and participation in the electoral process.
Institutional Capacity: The Commission will pay attention to internally driven institutional reforms including innovation in business processes, staff capacity, financial management and change management with emphasis on performance management culture.
Dual-purposed: The 2015-2020 Strategic Plan designed as a practical manual for guiding the Commission in the implementation of its five-year development programme as well as steering it towards the 2017 General Elections.
The proactive participation of political parties, government agencies and non-state actors is vital in the process of democratic consolidation.
Public involvement: IEBC brought on board key stakeholders who made valuable contributions towards the Strategic Plan formulation.
Our Vision: An independent and credible electoral management body that inspires public confidence and committed to strengthening democracy in Kenya.
Foundation: The Plan is founded on the realization that Kenya’s electoral process is grounded on participation and has identified those strategies that will foster inclusion both in its development and in the implementation process.
Communication with Stakeholders: IEBC endeavors to enhance both the internal and external communication for improved programme implementation, corporate image and public trust in the Commission as a respectable brand in elections management.
Trust and Participation: Managing the electoral process entails cultivating and meeting expectations of different stakeholders in the political space. Most important are the electorate and political parties.
Commitment: IEBC is committed to the implementation of the Strategic Plan in order to further improve the electoral process and contribute towards strengthening democracy in Kenya.
Formulation: The process of developing the Strategic Plan was participatory; involving the Constituency, Regional and National level structures of the Commission.