EC hosts first ever International Conference on Voter Education

Posted on:20 Oct 2016 18:01:40
EC hosts first ever International Conference on Voter Education
20 October 2016 Current Affairs: The Election Commission of India hosted the first ever International Conference on Voter Education in New Delhi. The three day (from 19 to 21 October, 2016) conference was inaugurated by the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Nasim Zaidi.

The topic of the first of its kind conference is Voter Education for Inclusive, Informed and Ethical Participation. 27 countries and 5 international organizations are participating in it. 

It has been organized with an aim to share best practices, initiatives and policies of voter education by election management bodies. It aims at achieving a resolution to strengthen inclusive, ethical and informed electoral participation among member countries with the help of voter education and outreach. 

It will deliberate upon five topics ranging from Role of Information Communication Technology in Voter Education, Electoral Literacy to Enhanced participation by special categories of voters and Strategies for Informed and Ethical Voting. The Conference will see the launch of the ambitious VoICE.NET project, a Global Knowledge Network on voter education. 

Besides, an exhibition showcasing Voter Education tools and materials will be also organized on the occasion.

 

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