August 31, 2014
Election management bodies play a fundamental role in both preventing and mitigating violence. They are responsible for decisions throughout the full electoral cycle, and phased, continual engagement is needed long before and after the election day itself. By examining how these bodies have behaved in Mali, Nigeria, South Sudan, and elsewhere, this book draws lessons for countering electoral violence by embracing electoral education, using technology, including the media and minority groups, and regulating the influence of money.
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Security Topics: Electoral Security