Mike Atkins facilitating the DDP Refresher Observer training at Elangeni Hotel in Durban
The Democracy Development Program will be conducting an election observer refresher training. Election observers play a crucial role in ensuring that the elections are transparent, free, and fair and that the outcome is accepted by voters, political parties, and candidates. The refresher election observer training was done to ensure that their better equipped to observe the 2021 Elections and to also ensure that observers under the umbrella of the Democracy Development Program understand their role as election observers as well as the channels of reporting during and after the elections.
Above: Back- Dr. Paul Kariuki, DDP, Prof Mngomezulu,
UWC, Malcom Canham, eThekwini Municipality, Andile
Mafa, Ranyaka, Patric Martel, UKZN, and Dr. Isaac
Front: Merusha Vather, Auditor General of SA,
Sphamandla Mhlongo, DDP, and Thabisile Miya, DDP at
LG Conference 2022.
DDP's Dr. Paul Kariuki, Sphamandla Mhlongo, Janet Love from IEC, Letlhogonolo Letshele, Minhaj Jeena from MVC, Dr. Sithembile Mbete from UP, and Mike Atkins, Independent elections analyst at the People's hearing in Durban