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.
The International Republican Institute (IRI) is organizing a 5 day- workshop for The Gambian civil society. This physical meeting which will be held in Banjul aims to:
● Provide fundamental knowledge on elections to civil society organizations
● Sensitize civil society organizations on their roles and responsibilities in the 2021 elections
● Facilitate better coordination of activities between CSO partners throughout the electoral cycle (pre election period, election day and post election period)
About 25-30 civil society leaders will attend the IRI funded training which will cover the following modules: introduction to electoral administration, election observation, strategic planning, media and elections, inclusion in electoral processes