Monday, March 6, 2017

First International Conference on Voter Education

The first ever International Conference on Voter Education was hosted by Election Commission of India in New Delhi inaugurated by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Nasim Zaidi. The topic of the Conference is Voter Education for Inclusive, Informed and Ethical Participation. The Conference is being organized with an aim to share best practices, policies and initiatives of voter education by election management bodies. 27 countries and 5 international organizations are participating in the three day event. 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.

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