NEC Holds Consultative Fora on Reforms
The National Elections Commission (NEC) is today, Thursday, beginning a series of consultative for a across the country on electoral laws reform. The exercise which kicks off today in Tubmanburg, Bomi County, is expected to continue to 27 August.
A release from NEC, says the consultations will be extended to Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County; Gbarnga, Bong County; Katata, Margibi County and Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.
The Electoral law Reform Consultative Forums are geared towards soliciting the views of stakeholders in the counties on those specific e provisions of the electoral laws of Liberia that need reform.
Participants of the forums will include county superintendents and assistant superintendents, mayors, county attorneys, women and youth organizations, officers of political parties in the counties, transport and motorcycle unions, civil society organizations, amongst others.
Meanwhile, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the International Foundation for Electoral System (IFES) are collaborating with the NEC in the conduct of these electoral laws reform consultative forums across the country.