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 […]

The National Elections Commission, UNDP and international partners work to further strengthen logistics and operations for future elections

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The National Elections Commission and United Nations Development Programme, supported by international partners from the European Union, Sweden, Ireland and Canada are working to strengthen the logistics and operational capacity of staff during training being held between 10-12 April 2018. Over a two-day period, the participants in the training reviewed the present logistics and warehousing […]

The National Elections Commission and United Nations Development Programme Complete a Review of 2017 General Elections

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The National Elections Commission, United Nations Development Programme and the International Foundation for Elections Systems have completed a lessons-learnt exercise with a comprehensive review of the recently concluded 2017 general elections. During a five-day period over 100 staff including senior management of the National Elections Commission participated in sessions covering a wide range of areas. […]

The United Nations Development Programme organizes debriefing with civil society on civic and voter education

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The United Nations Development Programme has completed a debriefing for civil society organisation that partnered with the National Elections Commission providing civic and voter education during the run-up to the recently concluded 2017 general elections. Overall, the elections were successful and both national and international election observers highlighted the positive role played by the National […]