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    14th International Electoral Affairs Symposium

    24th-26th May 2017
    Negombo - Sri Lanka

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    14th International Electoral Affairs Symposium

    24th-26th May 2017
    Negombo - Sri Lanka

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    14th International Electoral Affairs Symposium

    24th-26th May 2017
    Negombo - Sri Lanka

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    14th International Electoral Affairs Symposium

    24th-26th May 2017
    Negombo - Sri Lanka

  • Slide

    14th International Electoral Affairs Symposium

    24th-26th May 2017
    Negombo - Sri Lanka

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    14th International Electoral Affairs Symposium

    24th-26th May 2017
    Negombo - Sri Lanka

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    14th International Electoral Affairs Symposium

    24th-26th May 2017
    Negombo - Sri Lanka

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    14th International Electoral Affairs Symposium

    24th-26th May 2017
    Negombo - Sri Lanka

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    14th International Electoral Affairs Symposium

    24th-26th May 2017
    Negombo - Sri Lanka

  • Slide

    14th International Electoral Affairs Symposium

    24th-26th May 2017
    Negombo - Sri Lanka

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    14th International Electoral Affairs Symposium

    24th-26th May 2017
    Negombo - Sri Lanka

The International Centre for Parliamentary Studies held International Electoral Affairs Symposiums and International Electoral Awards ceremonies all over the world - from Malaysia, Mexico, Kenya, South Africa, Namibia, Jamaica, Mozambique and more.

The most recent International Electoral Affairs Symposium held in 24th to 26th May 2017 in Sri Lanka, in cooperation with The Election Commission of Sri Lanka, was hailed a great success, with participants coming from over 35 different countries.

The Symposium brought together international election management bodies, NGOs, donor agencies and other relevant stakeholders to share their experiences, discuss the ongoing challenges in election management and strengthen international relations.

High level public officials and leading international experts, offered a variety of perspectives in relation to effective election management.

A series of interactive presentations, workshops, round-table discussions and case studies took place over the course of the three days and included contributions from senior electoral officials, academic experts and global solution providers, who have vast experience in planning and overseeing successful elections worldwide. 

Topics addressed include:
  • Improving accessibility for voters
  • Gender equality in Elections
  • Engaging the Youth electorate and attracting First-Time Voters
  • Advances in electronic voting technologies
  • Ensuring EMBs are independent and free from interference
  • Modernising the electoral processes with minimal disruption
  • Building transparency and accountability in elections
  • The impact of training in the electoral process
  • Biometric - enrollment, identification & verification solutions
  • The value of the vote - equality in the value of votes
  • Security seals, labels, indelible ink and ballots for elections
Networking:

The Symposium also provided hours of networking time, including breakfast round-table discussions, coffee breaks, lunches, drinks receptions and dinners, ensuring that all participants had the maximum possible time to establish and strengthen relationships and exchange ideas.