IIHR/CAPEL signs Letter of Intention with National Electoral Council of Ecuador

Fecha: (1/10/2020 2:22:44 PM)


Quito, Ecuador. On December 11, 2019, the Center for Electoral Promotion and Assistance (IIHR/CAPEL), Executive Secretariat of the Inter-American Union of Electoral Bodies (UNIORE), signed a Letter of Intention with the National Electoral Council of Ecuador (CNE).


The Letter’s objective is to provide technical support for the modification of the computer systems with regard to the 2021 elections, according to Sofía Vincenzi, IIHR/CAPEL Coordinator. To achieve this objective, IIHR/CAPEL will count on the involvement of specialized experts of the electoral bodies of the region.

The President of the CNE, Diana Atamaint, explained that the support will include an analysis of the computer systems, technical assistance to initiate the pertinent modifications and the appropriate follow-up during and after the tests and simulations. Finally, José Cabrera Zurita thanked the IIHR/CAPEL for its support, which will benefit democracy in Ecuador.

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