Election Commission of India to host two-day international conference on ‘Role, Framework & Capacity of Election Management Bodies’ from October 31

27 October 2022

The EC leads the Cohort on Election Integrity, established following the ‘Summit for Democracy’ held in December last year; the two-day conference to be held on Monday and Tuesday will be inaugurated by Chief Election Commissioner of India Rajiv Kumar and its concluding session will be chaired by Election Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey.

The EC has also invited the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), apart from EMBs and governmental counterparts dealing with the conduct of elections worldwide, for the event.

According to the Commission, nearly 50 participants from 11 EMBs from nations including Armenia, Mauritius, Nepal, Cabo Verde, Australia, Chile, Federal States of Micronesia, Greece, Philippines, São Tomé & Príncipe, and the U.S. were expected to join apart from many others being represented by their Missions in New Delhi.

Read more at The Hindu

October 27, 2022|Cohorts, News|