The Fiji Times »FEO Holds First 2022 General Election Briefing for Stakeholders
Fiji’s international partners and local agencies, overseas-based missions and other stakeholders had their first briefing by the Fijian Elections Office (FEO), outlining preparations and plans for the 2022 general election.
This is the first in a series of briefings, which since 2014 had been the practice of the OTF, to inform various stakeholders about the plans of the Election Commission and the FEO in the conduct of general elections.
“We see these briefings as an essential part of the preparations for the elections; allowing all the necessary stakeholders to prepare for the election as well as to be aware of the different processes that we will carry out before the election ”, chairman of the electoral commission Suresh Chandra.
Election supervisor Mohammed Saneem described the various plans and processes that should be in place before the country is ready for the general elections next year.
“We are at a very critical juncture in terms of the road to 2022 and we have now succeeded in preparing a comprehensive plan and conceptualizing it into one document with all the activities outlined for OEM staff as well as various other stakeholders. can know what to expect and when things are going in the electoral process, ”Saneem said in a statement released yesterday by OTF.
He said they intend to hold more of these seminars directly with political parties, civil society organizations, and also hold live sessions on the OTF Facebook page to maximize circulation. election-related information.
The OEM will host its live session for the general public on September 24 – starting at 11 a.m., and anyone interested can log onto the OEM’s Facebook page for the live stream.
More than 80 participants, including various heads of mission and other agencies, attended the first virtual meeting.