Election Administration Workshop for Malawi Electoral Commission

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Election Administration Workshop for Malawi Electoral Commission

July 19 @ 8:30 am - July 24 @ 3:00 pm AEST

IFES Malawi in collaboration with UNDP is organizing a six days BRIDGE Election Administration workshop for the commissioners and senior management of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC). The workshop aims to provide the opportunity to conduct an introduction to the election administration for the newly appointed MEC members and discuss key responsibilities of the election management bodies throughout the electoral cycle. The workshop will be conducted during 19-24 July, 2021 in Lilongwe.


July 19 @ 8:30 am
July 24 @ 3:00 pm
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Name of your organisation
International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)
Job Title
Election Management Program Advisor
Telephone Number
+265 998758087
Are any of the BRIDGE Partner organisations involved in the event or program?
Identify the BRIDGE Partners involved in the event
United Nations Development Programme
Identify the EMB(s) involved in the event.
Malawi Electoral Commission
What organisation(s) are funding the event?
At what period in the host country’s electoral cycle will this workshop be run?
Pre-election Period
Identify what modules will be used at the workshop.
Introduction to Electoral Administration, Boundary Delimitation, Polling Counting and Results
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, Professional Development of Staff, Other
Provide a description or background information about the workshop
The workshop is part of the capacity building support provided to MEC.
Describe the purpose of the workshop
To update MEC commissioners and senior management about the key activities of EMB throughout the electoral cycle.
Identify any likely risks or challenges for the workshop
What are the other challenges or risks tfor the event?
Major challenge anticipated was and is with regards to Covid 19 pandemic. Measures include provision of sanitizers and masks to all participants
Identify where the issue of gender will be addressed in the workshop
Content and activity selection, Cross cutting themes
What language(s) will the workshop be conducted in?


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