Along with the multiyear experience and expertise in the field, the two main preconditions for the successful accomplishment of the project were the team’s political impartiality and decentralization of efforts. In transitioning societies, where democratic institutions are not yet fully mature and division between public administration and the ruling force is still not clear, being politically unaffiliated is crucially important for a project team to ensure the project’s success, especially when it regards projects promoting participation in elections.