Residential Workshop of Election Commission

As a part of the annual training plan which is being implemented with the Election Commission of Sri Lanka, Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) is organizing a series of provincial level awareness sessions for all staff officers who are working at district offices island-wide.

The first awareness session was held at the Agricultural training Centre, Gannoruwa recently. Chairman of the Election Commission Mr. Mahinda Deshapriya, Director General – Election Mr. U. Amaradasa,  Mr. Saman Rathnayake, Additional Commissioner and several other senior officers of the Election Commission attended for this workshop.

As the Election Commission is promoting an inclusive Election in getting the involvement of all marginalized groups including Persons with Disabilities in order to create an Electoral process where no Elector is to be left behind, The National Coordinator of CMEV –  Manjula Gajanayake conducted a session at this workshop on voting rights of Persons with Disabilities and new developments of other countries in relation to this specific area.

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