11th Meeting Of The Executive Board Of The Association Of World Election Bodies:
Chief Election Commissioner Shri Rajiv Kumar led a delegation from the Election Commission of India (ECI) to attend the 11th meeting of the Executive Board of the Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) in Cartagena, Colombia.
- The Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) (founded 2012; HQ: Seoul, South Korea) is the largest association of Election Management Bodies (EMBs) worldwide and aims to foster efficiency and effectiveness in conducting free, fair, transparent and participative elections worldwide.
- Membership currently consists of 118 EMBs as members and 20 Regional associations as associate members.
- India has been closely associated with A-WEB since its inception and has actively participated in capacity-building programs and knowledge-sharing initiatives.
- The India A-WEB Centre has been established in New Delhi to document and research best practices and provide training and capacity building for A-WEB members.