Notes: India has contributed $250,000 to UN election assistance programme for helping countries to hold elections and develop their electoral systems. This is the second Indian contribution of $250,000 to the programmes for electoral assistance and capacity building. The first was made in 2012. The Election Assistance Division (EAD) of United Nations, which was set up in 1991, has helped over 100 countries with their elections. It is based on the principle established in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The division principally provides technical assistance for organising and conducting elections.