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The BRIDGE Partners believe that the open and free exchange of information is critical in promoting democratic elections. However, BRIDGE is designed to be conducted by accredited BRIDGE facilitators only. For this reason, no BRIDGE materials may be used or reproduced in any form or stored in a database or retrieval system, without prior written permission of the publisher except in the case of brief quotations embodied in the material, or for non-commercial, education purposes.

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