Parallel Session 1: Safeguarding Elections in West Africa

06 Feb 2020
13:15 - 14:30
MPTF

Parallel Session 1: Safeguarding Elections in West Africa

Securing the integrity of electoral processes and countering disinformation campaigns are key to ensuring free and fair elections as well as a peaceful post-election outcome. The multi-faceted nature of this challenge demands a multi-stakeholder approach, including government, civil society and the private sector. Looking at the solutions advanced to date, gaps and remaining challenges, this panel will explore opportunities and strategies to protect the integrity of elections with a focus on West Africa.