ELECTIONS

[PHOTOS] IEBC holds forum on successful and fair elections

IEBC is responsible for development of Code of Conduct for candidates and parties.

In Summary

• IEBC said it cannot execute its mandate in isolation.

• IEBC appreciated the Judiciary, JCE and PPDT for opening their doors for consultation and collaboration.

IEBC Forum
IEBC Forum
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Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission on Wednesday held an inter-institutional forum with the Judicial Committee on Elections and Political Parties Disputes Tribunal.

The agenda of the forum was electoral reform initiatives and the impact of the ongoing legislative reform process on respective institutional processes.

IEBC Forum
IEBC Forum
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In a statement, the electoral boss Wafula Chebukati said that IEBC  is responsible for the development of the Code of Conduct for candidates and parties contesting in election.

In addition, he said IEBC cannot execute their mandate in isolation but in collaboration with line institutions like JCE and Political Parties Disputes Tribunal Ahead of August 9, General Elections.

IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati
IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati
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"We will engage Judiciary Committee on Elections and PPDT to discuss possible areas of collaboration on Electoral Dispute Resolution, Institutional and legal reforms and Capacity building of Judicial Officers on electoral process & operations," IEBC tweeted.

IEBC appreciated the Judiciary, JCE and PPDT for opening their doors for consultation and collaboration.

"We will  remains vigilant in ensuring there is a right electoral legal environment for it to conduct a free, fair and credible election," IEBC reported.

THE IEBC forum
THE IEBC forum
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