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 League of Arab States and the UNDP Regional Hub will conduct a 5-day BRIDGE workshop on “Gender and Elections”. The workshop targets 19 LAS Observers and UNDP staff. The purpose of the workshop is to increase knowledge regarding women’s role in the different phases of the Electoral process and the challenges they face during elections. It also aims to raise awareness about the importance of women’s participation in elections, as well as to develop strategies to enhance their presence in political life. The workshop will also tackle the issue of Electoral Observation from a Gender perspective.