NEC Launches Art Exhibition Competition -To Promote Inclusive Elections

MONROVIA – The Chairperson of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Mrs. Davidetta Brown-Lassanah on Monday, July 18, 2022 officially launched the 2022 Inclusive Mural Art Exhibition Competition focusing mainly on women, youths and persons living with disabilities, at the Commission’s Lower Montserrado County Magisterial Office, in Brewerville City.

According to a press release from the electoral umpire, the NEC mural art competition is under the auspices of the Communications Section of the Commission, and seeks to promote the idea of “Inclusive Elections” in Liberia. 

It was launched with funding from the United Nations Development Program, UNDP, Elections Support Office in Liberia, the governments of Ireland and Sweden, and the U.N Women.

While launching the program , Madam Lansanah said the competition seeks to use arts to draw public attention to the importance of inclusive election for women, youths and persons living with disabilities in all of the electoral processes.

Madam Browne Lansanah wants parents and the communities to also create avenues for their children to be trained in artistic works, that brings out and sharpens the talents and skills of young people for future development in the country. She wants parents and the communities to put more emphasis on artistic works. The NEC Mural art competition on inclusive elections was also launched simultaneously across Liberia. 

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