Introduction to Election Administration BRIDGE in South Sudan

28-30 May 2024

South Sudan

The United Nations Integrated Electoral Assistance Team (IEAT) in South Sudan conducted a three-day BRIDGE Introduction to Electoral Administration workshop for South Sudan electoral stakeholders to enhance their understanding of key standards, principles and election management techniques that are fundamental to effective electoral practice throughout the electoral cycle. The workshop took place from May 28 – 30 May, 2024 in Kuajok, Warrap state. Twenty-four participants participated in the 3-day training course (Ten from Kuajok SHC Office staffs, two from the ministry of information and communication, one from the ministry of local government, five from Civil Society Organizations – CSOs, two from media outlets and four from Kuajok IEAT), four of them were women. 

It was facilitated by Ossama Kamel, Rejoice Sibanda and Joyce Pitso. Topics included International Standards; Electoral Cycle; Legal Frameworks for Elections; EMBs: Powers and Functions, Guiding Principles and Stakeholder Relations; Gender Equality; Disability Rights; Access Strategies; Operational Planning; and Voter and Civic Education.

Ossama Kamel, Rejoice Sibanda, Joyce Pitso
Face to face workshop
Audience(s) for this workshop:
Electoral Management Body, Civil Society Organisation, Government
Modules used at this workshop:
Introduction to Electoral Administration
Expected Outcomes:
Provide Electoral Principles to Staff, Professional Development of Staff, To develop a support network for stakeholders in electoral processes