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Municipal elections in Paraguay: AMEA electoral observation mission with focus on gender

Fecha: (10/18/2021 11:04:33 AM)

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Asunción, Paraguay. A mission of the Association of Female Electoral Magistrates of the Americas (AMEA) visited Paraguay to observe the election of mayors and members of municipal councils that was held on October 10, 2021.

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Among the members of the group were Diana Atamaint, President of the National Electoral Council of Ecuador (CNE) and head of the mission, Yolima Carrillo, Delegate to the Council of State of Colombia, and María Elena Wapenka, member of the Superior Tribunal of Electoral Justice of Paraguay (TSJE).

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Also participating was the AMEA Technical Secretariat, exercised by the Center for Electoral Promotion and Assistance (IIHR/CAPEL), represented by its international advisor, Andrea Tercero.

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As a feature of the mission, Jaime Bestard, President of the TSJE, and Ms. Atamaint signed a memorandum of understanding on the work of the mission, which was observed by Ms. Tercero.

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