Dr Christiana Thorpe Proclaims 17 November 2012 as date for Presidential Elections in Sierra Leone
Dr Christiana Thorpe, Chief Electoral Commissioner and Chairperson of the NEC on 12 November 2011 declared 17 November 2012 as the day for the conduct of elections for the Office of the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone. The declaration was made in a statement during the formal opening of the NEC Resource center...
NECCommissioners Visit to Nigeria on Technical Cooperation
A delegation from the National Electoral Commission from 23rd -28th October 2011 paid a visit to the Federal Republic of Nigeria on in-kind funding assistance and cooperation in support for the implementation of the 2010-2014 electoral cycle in Sierra Leone...
NEC Conducts Pilot Testing of Biometric Equipment
The National Electoral Commission on 1st November 2011 began conducting a 3-day Field Pilot Test of the Biometric Voters Registration (BVR) equipment at centers in the 14 electoral district head-quarter towns ...
Sierra Leone Participates in West African Inter-Party Dialogue in Ghana
A five man delegation comprising Dr. Christiana Thorpe, Commissioner Aiah Mattia, Albert Massaquoi of the National Electoral Commission, Messrs Victor Foh and Sulaiman Banja Tejan-Sei, both Secretary Generals of the All Peoples Congress Party and the Sierra Leone Peoples Party, respectively and Mr Augustine Sannoh of Civil Society Movement participated in a regional inter party dialogue conference from 12-13 September 2011 in Accra, Ghana, which was organized by International IDEA...
Accra Principles of Electoral Justice Launched in Sierra Leone
The National Electoral Commission officially launched the Accra Principles of Electoral Justice (APEJ) in Sierra Leone on Wednesday 16th November 2011 at the NEC Headquarter, Tower Hill, following its initial international launching in Accra, Ghana from 13-15 September 2011. ..
NEC Officially Opens Library and Resource Center
The Electoral Commissioners and staff of NEC and other invited guests on Thursday 10th November 2011 witnessed the official launching of the NEC library and resource center at the Commission’s head office in Tower Hill, Freetown. ..
GIS/GPS Data Capture Training Held in Makeni
The Training and Operations Departments of NEC in collaboration with Statistics Sierra Leone (SSL) and CERSGIS, University of Ghana, Legon, on 1-3 December 2011 organized a training on field data capture of voter registration centers using the Geographic Information Systems (GIS)/Geographic Positioning Systems (GPS) technology for NEC and SSL district and data field staff respectively at the Pastoral Center in Makeni...
NEC Embarks on Recruitment and Training of Voter Registration Staff
The Human Resource Department in collaboration with other departments and Units embarked on a nationwide recruitment drive for various cadre of temporary staff in preparation for the BVR process in Sierra Leone...
Eight (8) Reasons Why You Can Trust NEC
The National Electoral Commission is the authority, established by Section 33 of The 1991 Constitution, with a mandate to be ... responsible for the conduct andsupervision of the registration of voters for, and of, all public elections and Referenda…
Technical Committee on Legal Reforms drafts new Election Laws
The Legal Affairs Department and collaborative partners in the Technical Committee on Legal Reforms on Saturday 17th December 2011 concluded and submitted to the Commission a draft report on the reform and consolidation of electoral laws and the draft bill entitled the Public Elections Act, 2011
NEC Embarks on Capacity Building for its Drivers and Office Assistants
The Training and Human Resource Departments in collaboration with the Best and Brightest Driving School conducted two sets of 2-day trainings on 3rd –4th December 2011 and 9th - 10th December 2011 respectively on the theme:
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