19 February 2013

Djiboutian Electoral Commission Trains Student Observers

Djibouti's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) on Sunday (February 17th) trained 80 students to represent the organisation in operating 249 polling centres during the February 22nd legislative elections, Djibouti's La Nation reported.

CENI Vice Chairman for Djibouti City Kadir Abdullah Youssouf and Court of Appeal President Habiba Hachin presided over the training at the University of Djibouti, which included lectures on Djibouti's political system and the role of elections, as well as specific instructions on keeping the polls running smoothly.

A second meeting is scheduled for February 21st, one day before the election, when the delegates will receive their CENI vests and badges.

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