ECOWAS BRIDGE Training on Boundary Delimitation

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ECOWAS BRIDGE Training on Boundary Delimitation

July 26 - July 30

The modular training is enable Election management Bodies and Civil Society in the West Africa to explore the potential consequences of drawing or not drawing electoral boundaries and to identify the principles that lead to a fair and effective delimitation process if electoral district boundaries are to be created.

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Start:
July 26
End:
July 30
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Facilitators

Theophilus Dowetin
Euloge Aidasso
Remi Ajibewa

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Name of your organisation
ECOWAS, EU, GIZ
Job Title
Lead facilitator
Telephone Number
+233 208 175 290
Identify the EMB(s) involved in the event.
EMBs of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, La Côte d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone andTogo
What organisation(s) are funding the event?
The European Union and GiZ
At what period in the host country’s electoral cycle will this workshop be run?
Pre-election Period, Post-electoral Period
What is the city or area called where the event is being conducted?
Lome, Togo
Identify what modules will be used at the workshop.
Boundary Delimitation
Who is the proposed audience(s) for this workshop?
Electoral Management Body, Civil Society Organisation
Is the workshop being conducted for the host country only or is it for multiple countries (regional)?
Regional
What are the expected outcomes of this workshop?
Provide Electoral Principles to Staff, Professional Development of Staff, To develop a support network for stakeholders in electoral processes
Provide a description or background information about the workshop
The modular training is to enable Election management Bodies and Civil Society in ECOWAS Member states to explore the potential consequences of drawing or not drawing electoral boundaries and to identify the principles that lead to a fair and effective delimitation process if electoral district boundaries are to be created.
Describe the purpose of the workshop
To explore the concept of alternative approaches to Boundary Delimitation ; to introduce participants to the main principles underlying a credible and acceptable boundary 
delimitation process and magnitude of electoral district; 
to understand principles of and criteria for good boundary delimitation and its structure; and to have a practical experience delimitation tasks such as allocating seats, producing databases of 
maps and data, evaluating district plans and preparing an operational plan for the conduct of a 
delimitation process; 

Identify any likely risks or challenges for the workshop
Other
What are the other challenges or risks tfor the event?
The risk of COVID pandemic but all necessary prevention protocols will be observed
Identify where the issue of gender will be addressed in the workshop
Participant selection criteria, Content and activity selection, Cross cutting themes
What language(s) will the workshop be conducted in?
English, French

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