In continuation of its Civic Education Forum on the Electoral Environment, the Governance Commission (GC) will this Thursday, 21 September organize the second stakeholders’ forum in support of the national discourse on the role of electorate, their expectations and challenges during elections.
According to a press release issued in Monrovia Wednesday, 20 September, the forum will be held under the theme: “Sustainable Economic Development and Growth”, and it is expected to take place at the Corina Hotel Conference Hall.
The release says the forum is a national dialogue which seeks to provide an opportunity where politicians, citizens, and experts on electoral matters and other professionals who closely work with relevant technicians of the electoral environment provide information that ensures the political education of citizens’ understanding of the difficulties and correlated activities in nation-building process.
The GC notes that the forum is the second of a series of forums taking place in the month of September 2017 in different venues that brings together participants from national government, the private sector, the media, academic institutions and civil society organizations.
The first dialogue which took place on September 14 on the topic: “Education and Healthcare delivery” discussed the problems as it concerns Liberia’s healthcare delivery and education challenges in direct response to needs in the two cardinal areas of the country’s development process.
The third forum will take place on Friday, September 29, 2017, on the topic: “Agriculture and Food security”. — Press Release.