Webinar on Cybersecurity and Technology: Safeguarding Electoral Integrity held.
প্রকাশিতঃ ৯:০৩ অপরাহ্ণ | অক্টোবর ২৮, ২০২০
Din Mohammed Dinu
The 5th international Webinar on Cybersecurity and Technology: Safeguarding Electoral Integrity through better Cybersecurity focusing on how COVID-19 over online ZOOM held on Tuesday, October 27th at 9PM BD time and organized by The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) .
The webinar has transformed the electoral process, the new opportunities and challenges, and how electoral stakeholders can increase the overall security of elections. Dr. Beata Martin-Rozumilowicz, Regional Director for Europe and Eurasia, IFES ,Thomas Chanussot, Election Cybersecurity & Technology Expert ,Meredith Applegate, Program Advisor Europe and Eurasia, IFES , Davide Levine, Elections Integrity Fellow, Alliance for Securing Democracy, Robert Krimmer, Professor of E-governance, University of Tartu were present as key persons and main speakers of this webinar.
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) supports citizens’ rights to participate in free and fair elections. Our independent expertise strengthens electoral systems and builds local capacity to deliver sustainable solutions. Since 1987, IFES has worked in over 145 countries – from developing democracies, to mature democracies.
IFES marked More than a half year into the COVID-19 pandemic, it has proven to be a persistent concern to democracy and elections, prompting election stakeholders to adjust their practices and procedures to better protect voters, poll workers and the electoral process, overall. Apart from the numerous health considerations involved, there are also concerns regarding cybersecurity and technology and their impact on electoral integrity.