Gbarnga…….The National Elections Commission (NEC) today started a 2-day National Stakeholders Conference in Gbarnga, Bong County, on the conduct of the 2020 Special Senatorial Election (SSE) and Referendum.
The Conference is to enhance Voters’ participation in the electoral process through sustained and robust civic and voter education activities on the SSE and constitutional referendum.
The Conference, which will end on Friday, August 29, 2020, has gathered at least 90 key stakeholders from the 15 Counties of Liberia.
The stakeholders include the Superintends of the 15 Counties, Commissioners, traditional leaders, civic society originations, faith based organizations, women and youth groups, and disabled groups.
Topics being presented include “the legal basis of conducting the voter registration update, the SSE, and the Referendum; 2020 Voter Registration; Hearing Procedures for the 2020 SSE; Referendum Issues- Questions and Symbols; Nonviolence approach for the 2020 SSE; Highlights of CVE activities, and Issues of Gender Parity”.
The 2-day interactive Conference was officially launched by the NEC Chairperson Davidetta Browne Lansanah.