The A-WEB Secretariat, as part of the International Development Program of the Government of the Republic of Korea, provides the Election Management Capacity Building Program (CBP) for election officials to enable them to further develop their professional capability and to explore ways to address the challenges faced by election management bodies (EMBs). The program also serves as a forum for the exchange of knowledge and experience in election management.
|2021-10-13 ~ 2021-10-22||Online||[Phase 2] The Use of Media in Election Management||News||Office of the Electoral Commissioner of Mauritius, Permanent Electoral Authority of Romania, General Election Commission of Mongolia, Central Electoral Commission of Albania, General Secretariat for Elections of Suriname, Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission of Kenya, Elections Cameroon||Video Photo|
|2021-09-08 ~ 2021-09-17||Online||[Phase 2] Fostering Transparency in Political Finance||News||Central Commission of the Republic of Belarus on Elections and Holding Republican Referenda, Central Election Commission of Ukraine, Central Commission for Elections and Referenda of Kyrgyzstan||Video Photo|
|2021-08-18 ~ 2021-08-27||Online||[Phase 2] Strengthening Voter Education||News||Central Election Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Malawi Electoral Commission, General Election Commission of Mongolia, General Secretariat of Elections of Suriname||Video Photo|
|2021-06-23 ~ 2021-07-02||Online||[Phase 1] The Use of Media in Election Management||News||Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission of Kenya, Office of the Electoral Commissioner of Mauritius, Permanent Electoral Authority of Romania, Elections Cameroon, General Election Commission of Mongolia||Video Photo|
|2021-05-12 ~ 2021-05-21||Online||[Phase 1] Fostering Transparency in Political Finance||News||Central Commission of the Republic of Belarus on Elections and Holding Republican Referenda, Central Election Commission of Ukraine, Central Commission for Elections and Referenda of Kyrgyzstan||Video Photo|
|2021-04-13 ~ 2021-04-22||Online||[Phase 1] Strengthening Voter Education||News||Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan, Malawi Electoral Commission, Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova, Central Election Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan||Video|
A number of countries have benefitted in concrete ways from the Program. These Include
Argentian participants reflected the insights they gained from the CBP through the revision of relevant national laws. For example, a genderbased finance clause was included in the revised Political Parties Financing Law. The new clause stipulates that some of the budget of any political party should be allocated for the purpose of providing education for female voters.
Following participation in the CBP, the Ministry of Justice drafted and tabled a new act, entitled the Election Act 2019, to address the “votebuying” issue. It was passed in the Parliament and came into force on 1 November 2019.
Based on the action plan devised in the CBP, the participants conducted voter education programs for young and future voters in secondary schools and universities in the capital city
Participants in the Program submitted to their government an Action Plan which they created during the course. The aim of the Action Plan was to reach out to marginalized groups in respective regions. And they succeeded in securing a budget for the conducting of various education programs.
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