The India International Institute of Democracy and Election Management (IIIDEM) organized a 3-day Consultation/Study Tour for the Delegation from the Independent National Election Commission (CENI) of Madagascar from February 7-9, 2018 at Nirvachan Sadan, Election Commission of India, New Delhi. The three-member delegation comprised of the President of CENI, Madagascar and other Senior Officials. The delegation visited ECI to understand its skills and experience in conducting elections in view of their forthcoming Presidential Election in December 2018.
Shri O. P. Rawat, the Chief Election Commission of India sharing the experience with the delegation headed by The President, CENI Madagascar on 9th March, 2018
Chief Election Commissioner of India Shri O. P. Rawat met the delegates at the programme and discussed the best practices in election management of the two nations. Several Senior Officials and Electoral Experts from the Election Commission of India served as the resource persons for the consultation.
The thematic topics of the consultation included Legal and Administrative Framework for Voter Registration, Code of Conduct, Voter Registration and Voter Education Campaign, Planning for Election, Vulnerability Mapping, Election Schedule and Nomination of Candidates, Media Monitoring, EVM & VVPAT and Counting of Votes. The consultation also featured field visits, for the participants, to the Voter Registration Centre and the Election Museum in New Delhi.