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Political parties take a promising step towards securing women’s inclusion in Liberia’s 2023 elections.

On 11 May 2023, political parties and the National Elections Commission (NEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which signals political parties’ commitment to nominating women in a minimum 30% of their candidate listings in the upcoming 2023 General Elections. This commitment demonstrates their support for women’s political participation and was a significant step toward promoting gender equality and women’s political representation.

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Citizen Trust Is a Crucial Currency in Liberia’s Electoral Processes

From 28 April – 8 May 2023, EISA’s LTOs have visited 107 voter registration centers in 5 counties (Nimba, Bong, Grand Gedeh, Lofa and River Cess). This brief shines the spotlight on observations made in Nimba and Bong. Across the country citizens showed strong ownership of the election and that elections are a worthwhile democratic process that should be protected at all costs.