BRIDGE Training on Gender and Elections in Niger by UNWomen & IFES

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BRIDGE Training on Gender and Elections in Niger by UNWomen & IFES

September 11, 2019 - September 15, 2019

As part of the on-going preparation toward voter registration planned for this year and subsequent activities in the process, UNWomen is collaborating with IFES to conduct a BRIDGE training for the EMB of Niger to enhance the participation of women in the electoral process.


September 11, 2019
September 15, 2019


Theophilus Dowetin
Albertina Piterbarg
Mariatou AMADOU


Name of your organisation
UNWomen and IFES
Are any of the BRIDGE Partner organisations involved in the event or program?
Identify the BRIDGE Partners involved in the event
International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)
Identify the EMB(s) involved in the event.
Commission Electorale Nationale Independante (CENI), Niger
What organisation(s) are funding the event?
UNWomen and IFES
At what period in the host country’s electoral cycle will this workshop be run?
Pre-election Period
What is the city or area called where the event is being conducted?
Niamey, Niger
Identify what modules will be used at the workshop.
Gender and Elections
Who is the proposed audience(s) for this workshop?
Electoral Management Body
Is the workshop being conducted for the host country only or is it for multiple countries (regional)?
Country Specific
What are the expected outcomes of this workshop?
Provide Electoral Principles to Staff, Preparation for Electoral Event, Professional Development of Staff
Provide a description or background information about the workshop
Niger would have general election in early 2021 and the EMB is about to begin BVR and in the process of strategic as well as develop a institutional Gender Policy
Describe the purpose of the workshop
It is to equip member s and staff of the EMB to begin the process of gender-mainstreaming as part of professional development
Identify where the issue of gender will be addressed in the workshop
Participant selection criteria, Facilitiator criteria, Content and activity selection, Cross cutting themes
What language(s) will the workshop be conducted in?


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