Eli is the Carter Center’s Yangon-based Field Officer helping to manage the Center’s continued engagement of Myanmar’s political transition. During the Nov. 2015 election he coordinated the Center’s observer deployment and data analysis. Prior to Myanmar, he was at Carter Center headquarters working to advance the Center’s election observation methodology. Elijiah also worked for several years on the Carter Center’s project in Nepal, and contributed to Center projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya and Mozambique.
In Congo, Myanmar, and Nepal he worked closely with civil society organizations on developing strategies for monitoring. He brings additional experience from deployment on missions with the National Democratic Institute, OSCE-ODIHR, and IFES.