PHOTOS: Asian Electoral Stakeholder Forum – VI

The sixth Asian Electoral Stakeholder Forum (AESF-VI) took place in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 6-7 December 2023. Almost 300 electoral stakeholders gathered to discuss electoral issues and challenges and identified best practices in addressing them.

AESF-VI culminated with the signing of the "Kathmandu Declaration to Strengthen Democracy and Promote Electoral Integrity through Electoral Reforms."

AESF-VI was co-hosted by the Election Commission, Nepal and the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) in partnership with the General Election Observation Committee (GEOC) and the National Election Observation Committee (NEOC).

Here are some of the photos from AESF-VI:

Plenary Session on "Sustainable Democracy through Electoral Reform"
Panel discussion on the "Use of alternative voting mechanisms and technology in increasing the political participation."
Panel discussion on "Online media, elections and democracy."
ANFREL secretary general Corazon Ignacio during the closing session of AESF-VI.
ANREL chairperson Rohana Hettiarachchi and Chief Election Commissioner Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya during the signing of the Kathmandu Declaration.
AESF-VI participants

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