IEC chairman to witness US elections
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
The chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Alhaji Mustapha L Carayol, has been invited by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) to participate in the IFES' 2008 U.S Election Program taking place from 1st to 6th November 2008.
This information was contained in a press release issued by the IEC.
According to the said release, the chairman will depart from Banjul on Thursday 30th October 2008.
The IFES' election program will offer a range of educational and professional development opportunities for executives responsible for managing elections.
US Electoral experts will provide participants with an understanding of the US electoral system as well as insights into management issues from comparative international perspectives.
As a hallmark of this special program, participants will be taken on an exclusive tour of polling places throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area.