INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ELECTORAL LAW REFORM
NEC, IFES AND UNDP CONDUCT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ELECTORAL LAW REFORM
The National Elections Commission (NEC) in collaboration with the UNDP and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) has concluded the conduct of a two-day international Conference on Electoral Law reform in Monrovia.
The conference was held on November 26 and 27 at the Palm Spring Resort in Monrovia under the Theme: “Electoral Law Reform: A Key to improving the Democratic Process in Liberia.”
The Former Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa and acclaimed South African Lawyer, Johann Kriegler, served as keynote speaker at the opening ceremony of the conference.
Other international lawyers invited by IFES and UNDP made presentations during the conference which was intended to ensure that the reform process of the Electoral Laws of Liberia is conducted coherently with international best practices.
Participants of the conference were drawn from the Liberian National Bar Association, the Liberian Legislature, the Press Union of Liberia and the media, political parties, partner institutions, among others.