Malawi, Boundary Delimitation for stakeholders, 1-4 December 2020

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Malawi, Boundary Delimitation for stakeholders, 1-4 December 2020

December 1, 2020 - December 4, 2020

The workshop is taking place as part of preparations for the upcoming comprehensive review of constituency and ward boundaries which the Malawi Electoral Commission will be implementing from December 2020. The training is therefore being conducted as part of a response to a strategic objective of the Commission. The context may also be viewed as operational in the sense that its part of preparations for next general elections. The exercise is highly consultative and stakeholders have to be well updated on the delimitation processes.

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Start:
December 1, 2020
End:
December 4, 2020

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Name of your organisation
Malawi Electoral Commission
Job Title
Deputy Director of Electoral Services
Telephone Number
+265888864342
Are any of the BRIDGE Partner organisations involved in the event or program?
Yes
Identify the BRIDGE Partners involved in the event
International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)
Identify the EMB(s) involved in the event.
Malawi Electoral Commission
What organisation(s) are funding the event?
IFES/EMB
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?
Mangochi, Malawi
Identify what modules will be used at the workshop.
Boundary Delimitation
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?
Operational Training, Professional Development of Staff, To develop a support network for stakeholders in electoral processes
Provide a description or background information about the workshop
The workshop is taking place as part of preparations for the upcoming comprehensive review of constituency and ward boundaries which the Malawi Electoral Commission will be implementing from December 2020.
Describe the purpose of the workshop
To update stakeholders on the delimitation processes
Identify any likely risks or challenges for the workshop
Non attendance of participants
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 sanitisers and masks to all participants
Identify where the issue of gender will be addressed in the workshop
Participant selection criteria, Facilitiator criteria
What other ways are you ensuring gender is mainstreamed in developing and implementing the training?
To be addressed by ensuring balanced gender for the Facilitating team as well as participants though there could be a challenge as participants would be invited based on the position in the institution invited to the workshop.
What language(s) will the workshop be conducted in?
English

Location

Mangochi, Malawi
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