IIHR Executive Director attends event on prevention of violence in elections

Fecha: (7/24/2017 12:13:48 PM)


Brussels, Belgium. On July 12 and 13, the IIHR Executive Director and Director of its Center for Electoral Promotion and Assistance (IIHR/CAPEL), José Thompson, attended a seminar on Preventing election related violence: what role for political mediation and dialogue?

His participation was part of CAPEL’s agreement of cooperation with the European Centre for Electoral Support, which sponsored the event that also had the support of the Directorate for Democracy Support, the European Parliament and the Election Support Network of Southern Africa (ESN SA)..


Also represented were important European and African bodies that deal with elections, electoral bodies of South Africa, Lesotho and Mozambique, representatives of civil society organizations and networks, academics, researchers and other experts in the area.

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