India Is Elected As New Chair Of Association Of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA)

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Highlights:

  • The new member of the Executive Board includes Russia, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Taiwan and the Philippines
  • The Executive Board Meeting at Manila and presented a work plan for 2022-23 as also futuristic activities for 2023-24 to the Executive Board
  • The mission of the Association of Asian Election Authorities is to facilitate a non-partisan forum in the Asian region

On May 7, 2022, India was unanimously elected as the new chair of the Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA) for 2022-2024 at a recent meeting of the Executive Board and General Assembly in Manila, Philippines. The new members of the Executive Board include Russia, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Taiwan and the Philippines.

The Election Commission of India, a 3-member delegation led by Deputy Election Commissioner Nitesh Vyas, along with CEO Manipur Rajesh Agarwal and CEO Rajasthan Praveen Gupta took part in the Executive Board Meeting at Manila and presented a work plan for 2022-23 as also futuristic activities for 2023-24 to the Executive Board.

Furthermore, a presentation on ‘Gender Issues in Elections’ was also given, emphasizing several concerted and targeted interventions by India to break socio-political barriers in electoral and political processes for inclusive and participative elections.

The mission of the Association of Asian Election Authorities is to facilitate a non-partisan forum in the Asian region for sharing experiences and best practices among election authorities to deliberate and act upon ways to promote open and transparent elections with the objective of supporting good governance and democracy.

The Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA) was established in 1998, in fulfillment of the resolution of the Symposium on Asian Elections in the Twenty-First Century held from January 26-29, 1997 in Manila, Philippines. At present, 20 Asian EMBs are members of the AAEA. ECI is the founder member of EMB of the AAEA and also served on the Executive Board of the AAEA as the Vice-Chair during 2011-13 and chair during 2014-16.

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