New Delhi, Jan 24
Election Commission will host an International Conference on making elections inclusive and accessible in New Delhi today.
Besides Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa, heads and dignitaries from six Election Management Bodies (EMBs) of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Maldives, Russia and Sri Lanka will participate in the event.
During the conference, the representatives from the EMBs and International Organisations will share their experiences, best practices and initiatives aimed at electoral engagement, enrollment and active participation in inclusive and accessible voting exercise in various countries. The Election Commission’s quarterly magazine ‘Voice International’ will also be released.
The conference is being organised in consonance with the 9th National Voters’ Day to be held tomorrow. On the sidelines of the conference, the poll panel will also renew Memorandum of Understanding with the Election Commission of Bhutan for co-operation in the field of election management.