Introduction to Election Administration BRIDGE in South Sudan

4-6 June 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 04 – 06 June, 2024 in Rumbek, Lakes state. Twenty-five participants participated in the 3-day training course (Eleven from Rumbek SHC Office staffs, seven from Civil Society Organizations – CSOs, One from media outlet and five from Rumbek IEAT), five 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
Face to face workshop
Audience(s) for this workshop:
Electoral Management Body, 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