The administration of elections is one of the fundamentals pillars of democratic governance. Election Management Bodies are the authority or institution in charge of it.
The International Day of Rural Women celebrated by the United Nations on October 15 is a global call to action to readdress the inequality faced by rural women globally.
To begin answering this question, it’s important to emphasize one word: System. Voting machines, often a subject of much contention, do not work alone.
History shows us once and again that despite geographical, generational or socio-cultural contexts, some political players – as well as some partisan groups- have a vested interest in ensuring elections results end in their favor.
Well-designed technology improves the accuracy, speed and integrity of elections. However, observation by experienced observers and thorough auditing are also necessary to give legitimacy to election results.
This year’s International Day of Democracy awareness theme focuses on the challenges and resolutions that our governments and societies face to increase participation and human rights’ protection in modern times.