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Election technology, the answer to the largest democracy of the world

    Election technology, the answer to the largest democracy of the world

“An election, to be inclusive, must cover all categories of the population and ensure all measures are taken to enable every eligible voter to vote” SY Quraishi, Former Chief Election [...]

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Blockchain, (just another) tool to advance online voting

    Blockchain, (just another) tool to advance online voting

The idea of using the blockchain technology to improve security, transparency, and flexibility of online voting has already proven to be a groundbreaking concept. The implementation of this innovation entails that [...]

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Women’s Day: Preventing violence against women in politics

    Women’s Day: Preventing violence against women in politics

“We recognize that women in various parts of the world are at different stages of participation in the life of their community, that some of them are prevented by law [...]

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How does the African Union propose to strengthen elections in 2019?

    How does the African Union propose to strengthen elections in 2019?

"Elections on the continent must be fair, based on the democratic principles of universal suffrage and political equality following international, continental and regional norms and standards." AUC Commissioner for Political [...]

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Elections to watch in 2019 – Part I

    Elections to watch in 2019 – Part I

As the world’s innovations and communications channels keep on evolving and reshaping human existence and interactions, political participation and election integrity rise above the leading issues to monitor in 2019 [...]

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Does disinformation hurt elections? 10 proposals from the UK

    Does disinformation hurt elections? 10 proposals from the UK

Fake news can be detrimental to election processes in any democracy. Political leaders have even gone as far as considering digital misinformation a pandemic. The spread of false or manipulated [...]

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4 technology concerns in the road for the 2020 Elections

    4 technology concerns in the road for the 2020 Elections

Though the U.S. Presidential elections are just around the corner, there are cybersecurity and policymaking experts still pondering the 2016 results. Meanwhile, voters and elected officials are still adjusting to [...]

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Is Rwanda an atypical case for gender participation in Africa?

    Is Rwanda an atypical case for gender participation in Africa?

Rwanda held elections last month to choose legislators for the 80-seat Chamber of Deputies, 24 of which were reserved for women, two for youth candidates and one for people with [...]

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