25 June 2012

Angola: Disabled Association to Engage in Electoral Observation Process

Luanda — The National Association of Disabled People of Angola (ANDA) will be engaged in the election observation process, in the next polls set for next August 31, said in Luanda, the organization's chairperson, Silva Lopes Etiambulo.

Speaking to Angop on the role of civil society in the electoral process underway in the country, he stressed that the information and public participation are also essential throughout the process, to allow a transparent and accountable election administration.

He stressed in this context that the majority of ANDA members and their families, will be engaged equally in the process of civic education within the national territory.

With regard to election observation, he noted that the observers are first and foremost witnesses to the electoral process and, what is required of them is to observe, record and suggest.

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