Representing Palestine, the Secretary General of the Palestine Central Elections Commission, Dr. Lamis Al-Alami, participated in the General Assembly’s meeting of the Organization of Arab Electoral Management Bodies (ArabEMBs), in its fifth edition in the Jordanian capital of Amman.
The meeting discussed the efforts for establishing the Arab Network for Youth in Elections, its priorities for the coming period, and electing the Network’s Steering Committee. This should pave the way for the regional conference on “Youth Role in the Electoral Process” which will be held in Amman on the 23rd and 24th of August, concurrently with the launch of the Youth Network.
On the sidelines of the meeting, the Chairperson of the National Independent Electoral Commission - Somalia, Halima Ismael, was elected Chairperson of the General Assembly for the fifth edition. Furthermore, the annual report of the organization as well as the steering committee of the Arab Network of Youth in Elections were both approved.