15 February 2013

Liberia: NEC Holds Workshop to Improve Electoral Process

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) with funding from USAID in collaboration with the National Elections Commission (NEC) is conducting a two-day election study tour lessons learned workshop to help improve the electoral process in Liberia by upgrading it to another level.

Speaking at the program held in James M. Fromayan Conference Hall, NEC Headquarter, 9th Street, Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia the Act. Chairman/NEC Elizabeth J. Nelson said that the workshop was conducted to help improve electoral processes within the country through comparative experience sharing.

Act. Chair Nelson also said that they have appreciated the great work of their partners and want to say thanks to UNDP and ARLET for such initiative and most especially to ARLET for being cooperating with them to help improve the electoral process with in Liberia.

She said further that they have gone through elections observation in Ghana and Sierra Leone and want comparative analyses here in Liberia to help upgrade our system so that the staffs of NEC would be incorporated within the systems.

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