Dhaka, Bangladesh - On November 10, Democracy International hosted 32 youth and female grassroots political leaders, from various political parties, for a three-day Training of Trainers (ToT).  Participants attended sessions covering democratic participation, party constitutions, and grassroots campaigning, and were also able to voice their concerns with Dr. Hasan Mahmud, a central Awami League Member of Parliament. Dr.

Yangon, Burma (Myanmar)Liza Prendergast (right, below), Director of Business Development at Democracy International, joined The Carter Center’s Election Observation Mission in Burma (Myanmar) for the historic November 8 elections as a short term observer based in Sagaing Region. “Democracy International has enjoyed a strong relationship with The Carter Center, most recently as founding members of the Advancing Democratic Elections and Political Transitions (ADEPT) Consortium,” Prendergast said.

Entebbe, Uganda - Dozens of traditional leaders from South Sudan assembled over the weekend to network and discuss their role in promoting transitional justice as part of the country’s ongoing peace process in a three-day workshop implemented by Democracy International’s USAID-Funded Systems to Uphold the Credibility and Constitutionality of Elections in South Sudan (SUCCESS) program.

Cairo, Egypt - Democracy International (DI) is monitoring the phased 2015 elections for Egypt’s House of Representatives. DI Executive Director Thomas O. Melia (pictured, center) led an expert mission to observe the first phase of voting in Alexandria, Luxor, Giza, and Qena on October 18 and 19. “Although observing elections in Egypt is challenging for a variety of reasons,” said Melia, “we believe it is important to contribute to the historical record by documenting these elections.” 

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