Fecha: (8/6/2020 10:29:52 AM)
A virtual meeting was held on July 30, 2020 as part of the Project of horizontal cooperation: organizing elections during a pandemic. Implementation of sanitation protocols.This event was requested by the electoral bodies of several countries in order to learn the experience of the Central Electoral Board of the Dominican Republic (JCE), which recently held general elections during the COVID-19 pandemic. IIHR/CAPEL is participating in the project.
Mario Núñez and Laura Castellanos, Directors of Elections and Communications, respectively, shared their experiences with authorities and staff of the electoral bodies of Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico and Peru. Sofia Vincenzi, Coordinator of IIHR/CAPEL, the Executive Secretariat of the Inter-American Union of Electoral Bodies (UNIORE), moderated the event.
This activity, organized jointly by CAPEL and the JCE, initiated horizontal cooperation among the electoral bodies that will soon be organizing elections.