The Election Commission of Nepal (ECN), with support of UNDP Electoral Support Project (ESP) and the European Union, conducted a BRIDGE Disability Rights and Elections 3 days workshop in Kathmandu from 13-15 September 2019. There were twenty-two participants in the workshop. They included representatives from the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens, people with disabilities (PWD), disabled people’s organisations (DPO), disability rights advocacy groups, political parties and the media.
Cette session de formation qui s’inscrit dans la perspective des prochaines élections législatives en Guinée vise le renforcement des capacités des acteurs de la société civile sur le processus électoral, notamment, les organes de gestion des élections, genre et élection, l’éducation civique et électorale, l'observation électorale et les systèmes électoraux.
Cette formation s’inscrit dans le cadre des activités pré-électorales phase préélectorale et vise à renforcer les capacités des acteurs de la société civile sur le processus électoral en prélude aux élections législatives prévues avant la fin de l’année 2019
Ces sessions de formation BRIDGE sont offertes par le Bureau Pays du PNUD en République de Guinée aux acteurs de la société civile. Elles s'inscrivent dans le cadre des activités préélectorales et en prélude aux élections législatives prévues au dernier trimetre de l'année 2019
In an effort to build capacity of civil society organisations as stakeholders in democratic processes and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) the body tasked with the demarcation of boundaries, ZESN organised two BRIDGE modular workshops on boundary delimitation to enable them to appreciate and strengthen their understanding of their roles and responsibilities in the processes linked to boundary delimitation.
The main objective of the workshop is to raise awareness among election stakeholders, including political parties, media, and potential women leaders about the upcoming by-elections, and in particular to encourage political parties to increase meaningful participation of women in politics and decision-making processes.
The two day workshop is customized on the basis of BRIDGE Version 3 and conducted using adult learning methodologies. Brainstorming, role play, group work, presentations, debate and quiz contests will be used during various sessions, in which all the participants will participate actively. The major topics to be covered are: introduction to BRIDGE, national and international legal framework on gender inclusion in elections, the ECN gender equality and social inclusion policy, women participation in all three tiers of elections held in 2017, diversity of women, the electoral cycle, electoral systems, the role of political parties in increasing women's participation in politics, quota systems, and gender balance at polling places, among others. Icebreakers and energizers will also be conducted in between the sessions.
With support from UNDP Electoral Support Project (ESP) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), the Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) has organized a three-day (11-13 December 2018) BRIDGE Workshop on Gender and Inclusion in Elections (version 3) for political parties and the constitutional commissions for inclusion on the premises of the Election Commission in Kathmandu
The Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) successfully completed a three-day (8-10 December 2018) Workshop on Introduction to Electoral Administration with support from the UNDP Electoral Support Project (ESP) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES). The workshop was conducted at the Electoral Education and Information Centre (EEIC) on the premises of the Election Commission in Kathmandu.
The Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) with support of its BRIDGE implementing partners (UNDP ESP, IFES and IDEA International) has successfully conducted a three-day BRIDGE Strategic Planning Workshop to its officials from September 9 to 11, 2018. The workshop was conducted at EEIC Hall of the ECN premises. It was inaugurated by the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr. Ayodhee Prasad Yadav
Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) organised a 10-day BRIDGE Train the Facilitator (TtF) program in Hotel View Bhrikuti, Kathmandu, Nepal from 16-26 November 2018 in partnership with BRIDGE implementing partners in the country (IDEA International, IFES and UNDP Electoral Support Project - ESP).
Nepal has been a consistent user of BRIDGE and over this past ten years, the Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) has worked closely with the BRIDGE partners represented in the country (UNDP, IFES and International IDEA) to build BRIDGE into its professional development program.
A three (3) day BRIDGE Professional Development Training was organised for the twenty-eight (28) Niger State Independent Electoral Commission (NSIEC) staff. These participants included the Chairman, six Commissioners and twenty-one (21) senior staff of NSIEC in Minna the Niger State capital. Out of twenty-eight participants, four were female.
The workshop was conducted in Kyiv, Ukraine, on October 23-25, 2018 and hosted by the joint IFES-CEC Administrative Center for the Training of Election Process Participants. The workshop was facilitated by three BRIDGE workshop-level facilitators Alyona Sheshenia. Anastasiia Matvienko and Yevheniia Pavlovska.
The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) on behalf of the Electoral Council of Australia and New Zealand (ECANZ), hosted a four-day BRIDGE workshop – Introduction to Electoral Administration – at the AEC’s training facility at Essendon Fields, Melbourne, Victoria from 15 - 18 October 2018.
In the framework of the Support Fund for Electoral Observation, UNDP organized a BRIDGE workshop on election observation in Mexico City, from 28 to 30 May 2018, in collaboration with the National Electoral Institute (INE), the Special Prosecutor’s Office for Electoral Offenses (FEPADE) and the Electoral Tribunal of the Judiciary Branch of the Federation (TEPJF).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Nigeria in collaboration with European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES) with funding from the European Union (EU) conducted two (2) customized 5-day workshops on Media and Elections using Bridge Curriculum at Chilla Luxury Suites, Audu Bako way, Kano state –Nigeria from 22nd to 27th July, 2018.
“Training awakened our eyes… it made us think carefully…we learned a lot.” This was how a participant of the three-day BRIDGE workshop on Voter Registration held in May from 14 to 17 2018 in Mogadishu, Somalia, described the workshop.
para1Apoyando la igualdad de género en Paraguay a través de la administración electoral Supporting gender equality in Paraguay through inclusive electoral management Two simultaneous BRIDGE workshops […]