The Malawi Electoral Commission is informing the general public that it will launch the 2014 Tripartite Elections, the Civic and Voter Education Strategy and the 2013 to 2017 Strategic Plan at Hotel Victoria in Blantyre on Friday, June 14, 2013 starting from 8.am.
Delegates to the launch will include Presidents and Secretaries General of all political parties registered in Malawi, government officials, civil society organizations, the academia, development partners, the media, members of the diplomatic corps and other electoral stakeholders. All these have been sent invitations.
During the function, the Commission will among other things present the long-awaited electoral calendar which will outline all electoral activities and their dates and attendant responsibilities for stakeholders.
The Commission will also present the delegates with the Civic and Voter Education Strategy which will be the blueprint and guide for the conduct of civic and voter education for the Tripartite Elections.
The five-year Strategic Plan presents an ambitious plan by the Commission to transform its functions and presents a roadmap for making MEC a centre of excellence in elections management in Malawi and beyond.
Both the Strategic Plan and the Civic and Voter Education Strategy have been developed with support from the European Union under the Democratic Governance Programme.
Chief Elections Officer