A two day consultation meeting on the development and the implementation of the voter education curriculum concludes today 10th June 2018. The closing event was attended by the NIEC chair Mss. Halima Ibrahim and the governor of Banadir region Eng. Abdirahman Yirisow.
The consultation meeting was attended by education institutions, representatives from civil society organizations, the media, youth and women associations and government agencies including Somali National University (SNU), academy of science, culture and arts as well as ministries of education, women and information. People with disabilities were also represented in the meeting.
During the 2 day consultations, the able participants put forward important ideas that the commission plans to use as the foundation in its efforts to develop a national voter education curriculum. The outcomes of this vibrant meeting will also be used in the voter education campaign the NIEC is planning to conduct across the country soon.
The NIEC is also planning to organize similar meetings in the FMS.