After the courtesy visit to Union Election Commission (UEC) in Nay Pyi Taw, members of EEOP has been taking the several nation-wide meetings. In 16th of July, we held a coordination meeting with Asia Network for Free Election (ANFREL) to continue Master trainings and TOT trainings in respective regions for their “Empowering CSOs and Media in Myanmar” program.
Durning meantime, EEOP is participating in the coordination meeting among the Election Monitoring organizations organized by NPA until 17th July.
By the support of Asia Network for Free Election (ANFREL) and following to the previous master training, Freelance Organization, one of the EEOP member and local observer organizations in Kayah State, had an Election Observation Training of Trainers (TOT) Level-2 from June 30th to July 3rd, 2015. The Training was held in the office of Union of Kayinni State Youths (UKSY).
The curriculum of the training and agenda was provisioned by ANFREL and prepared by New Myanmar Foundation (NMF). The updated information of Union Election Commission (UEC) and practical case study were added into the training agenda especially the simulation of the polling station observation, the UEC’s announcement of 6/2015, regulations of the code of conduct of the observers, applications and Information Technology for the observers.
This is the first Election Observation training in Kayah State, and so that, we are very proud to provide such an observation training in the region. In the final day of training, the participants drew the action plans, cascade training, for their townships, wards and villages and they were encouraged to share their knowledge and observation techniques.