UNDP Elections Support Project provides BRIDGE Training for NEC Staff

UNDP Elections Support Project provides BRIDGE Training for NEC Staff

A nine-day ‘Building Resources In Democracy, Governance and Elections (BRIDGE)’ training for staff of the National Elections Commission (NEC), highlights capacities in election administration and operation through sharing knowledge on emerging best practices from Election Management Bodies globally. According to the NEC Deputy Executive Director of Operations Emma Togba “BRIDGE training is about standards and […]

UNDP and partners sponsor 2019 Annual Youth Summit

UNDP and partners sponsor 2019 Annual Youth Summit

The Youth Empowerment and Education Summit held from 17 to 22 November 2019, provided a global platform for youths to freely collaborate, connect, create and contribute to finding solutions to problems faced by them, especially in Africa. It was held under the theme “Measuring Impact, 2016-2018 and used as a platform for participants from the […]

NEC Concludes Elections Law Reform Consultations

NEC Concludes Elections Law Reform Consultations

The final consultative workshop on the proposed elections law reforms with members of Political Parties, Civil Society Organisations, Women and Youth Groups takes place in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County. The three-day event held 22-24 October 2019 was officiated by the Chairman of the National Elections Commission Jerome Korkoya. Cllr. Jerome Korkoya assured participants of NEC’s […]

Press release: inter-party dialogue on the prevention of electoral violence in Liberia

Press release liberia interparty dialogue prevention electoral violence

UNDP and partners -the European Union, Irish Aid, the Governments of Canada and Sweden, are supporting the National Elections Commission (NEC) to conduct an Inter-Party Dialogue on the Prevention (IPDP) of electoral violence in Liberia. The dialogue, which was held from 4 to 5 September 2019 at Jacky’s Hotel in Ganta, Nimba County, aimed at […]

Liberia conducts regional consultations on legal reforms

Liberia regional consultations legal reforms

The elections project, managed by UNDP and funded by donor partners including the European Union, Irish Aid, Canada and the Government of Sweden through its embassy near Monrovia, supported the National Elections Commission to embark on nationwide consultations to reform provisions of the elections law of Liberia. The objective of the electoral reform is to […]

Monrovia Annual Youth Summit

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For the third consecutive year, the Youth Coalition for Education Liberia (YOCEL) organized the Annual Youth Summit in Monrovia, Liberia from 18 to 22 November. The Summit, supported by UNDP, brought together 155 delegates from 12 countries including Ghana, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, U.S.A, Qatar, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Liberia, as […]

UNDP supports the conduct of Senatorial by-elections in Bong and Montserrado counties

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On Tuesday 31 July 2018, the National Elections Commission of Liberia (NEC) conducted the long awaited senatorial by-elections in Bong and Montserrado Counties. Voting and counting were conducted in a peaceful environment in an open and transparent manner but generally it was characterized by low voter turnout especially in Montserrado County compared to the turnout […]

Political parties and the National Elections Commission meet to review performance of the Inter-Party Consultative Committee

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Political parties and the National Elections Commission supported by UNDP and international partners meet to review performance of the Inter-Party Consultative Committee. Political parties and the National Elections Commission are organising a two-day review of the Inter-Party Consultative Committee’s performance during the 2017 general elections to identify important lessons learnt to shape the future work […]