Casting the net wide for electoral reform

Drawing comparisons of effective electoral reforms between Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India and Myanmar at a forum in September 2016, participants from the hosting country Myanmar explored how its neighbours’ electoral reform experiences could inform Myanmar’s future reform process. Relevant insights included electronic voting and the well-established Election Commission’s structure in India as much as Sri Lanka’s perception of the proportional representation system and Parliament’s efforts in Pakistan to push forward electoral reform.

The two day forum was hosted by DRI and STEP Democracy and included fourty representatives of electoral management bodies, civil society organisations and political parties.

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