BRIDGE Rule #1: All BRIDGE activities must be approved by the BRIDGE Partners. Approval is obtained through the BRIDGE Office. Therefore BRIDGE implementers must advise the BRIDGE Office as soon as they can legitimately do so, of forthcoming BRIDGE activities.
In line with its 2017-2021 Strategic Plan, the Independent National Electoral Commission approved series of capacity building programmes for various cadre of its staff, to prepare them for the implementation of the 2019 Election Project Plan (EPP). Consequently, a BRIDGE module workshop was scheduled for all directors of the Commission at the Headquarters, having earlier trained directors at the state offices. The 5-Day workshop, which is with technical and funding support from IFES, will be held from May 14th – 18th, 2018. The Module Workshop has been customized to suit the needs of participants. Topics covered include the following: *Strategic/ Financial Planning *Election Security *Introduction to Election Administration *Leadership *Access to the Electoral Process *Legal Framework *Electoral Operational Planning *Communication *Electoral Systems The module workshop will enhance skills of participants and prepare them to give direction in the implementation of activities outlined for the conduct of the Commission’s February 2019 General Elections.
Deryck Fritz and Seray Jah
Chukwuemeka Nwachukwu, Ifeanyichukwu Agoha and Victoria Eta-Messi