The Training Workshop on Gender and Elections will be jointly organized by the OIC General Secretariat and the UN Electoral Assistance Division and hosted by SESRIC on 10-12 October 2017 in Ankara, Republic of Turkey.
The 3-day training workshop aims to share experiences and good practices on how to promote women participations in electoral and political processes and their representation in electoral bodies.
The training will introduce participants to different issues related to women’s participation in electoral processes as voters, candidates and electoral officials. It will as well discuss the impact of electoral systems and electoral frameworks on women’s participation.
About 30 participants from OIC member countries, OIC General Secretariat, UN, representatives of women organizations and civil society from OIC member countries and other relevant organizations are expected to participate in the workshop.