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Summary – On May 30-31, 2018, IFES will conduct a two-day workshop on disability rights using the Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections (BRIDGE) curriculum. The event will gather 25 representatives from the CEC, disabled persons organizations (DPOs) and election monitoring organizations. The workshop will engage participants on various issues including equal access barriers and strategies for persons with disabilities, the role of EMBs and civil society in eliminating these barriers as well as best practices in disability rights, inclusive accessible voter education, and legal framework for disability inclusion in elections. This workshop will be delivered by accredited BRIDGE facilitators from the USAID RADA Program and the Joint IFES-CEC Administrative Center for Training of Election Process Participants (Training Center).
Purpose – Provide Electoral Principles to Staff Professional Development of Staff To develop a support network for stakeholders in electoral processes
Facilitator -Tetyana Bibik, Mykhailo Gorkusha, Evgeniy Krikopolo and Iuliia Shypilova