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All you need to know about the voting process - Free Online Interactive Session by I Have Learned Academy In Collaboration with the German Foundation: KAS - Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Lebanon office
In this talk we will cover all questions and facts about voting in Lebanon & abroad.
We will cover:
- Basics of elections
- Eligibility to vote and things to prepare
- Main differences between voting in 2018 and in 2022
- Types & Forms of Electoral lists
- General rules
- The Mega centers concept
- Who wins?
- Voting from abroad
- Things to remember
This talk is delivered by Assem Chaaya and hosting a guest speaker from the diaspora Nancy Stephan
Assem Chaya is the founder and president of "Advanced Democracy for Sustainable Peace” association - AD4Peace, which was established in 2015. AD4Peace focuses on developing political systems, especially democracy based on people’s mentalities and background, to
create sustainable peace through good governance.
Chaya has gained Diploma in Political and Administrative Sciences. He has been active in a number of non-governmental organizations since 1995 on human rights, especially children rights and youth participation. He has also been a researcher and lecturer specialized in
electoral systems since 2002. However, Chaya suggested an electoral law proposal to Minister Botros’ Committee in 2005. Besides, he has been an expert in training and management of Lebanese and Arab election monitoring since 2009, from which he participated in training Tunisian NGOs on the management electoral monitoring in 2011. He also served as an international observer in Tunisia's legislative and presidential elections in 2014 and2019. UNESCO selected him in 2014 as an accredited trainer for Dialogue for Peace.
Recently in 2018, he had published the Comprehensive Guide to the Electoral System in Arabic Language, which was translated into English. On May 2018, he was part of the EU Delegation team to monitor the Lebanese Parliamentarian Elections. On May 16, He wrote
an article in Al-Nahar newspaper analyzing the weaknesses and gaps resulted from the Lebanese electoral law 44/2017 and it implementation, providing all means to help improve and reform it which can ensure proper representation and fair distribution of seats.
In a nutshell, Chaya has been working as consultant to international and local organizations and coach on many skills, including: Leadership Skills, Dismantling Conflicts, Advocacy and Good Governance. He has experience in several areas, including: Human Resources
Management, Banking, Insurance and Marketing. He has university research on tax justice, mismanagement and other research.
In brief, Assem Chaya is:
- A Lebanese Political critic and observer; Consultant for NGOs;
- Independent and neutral, does not belong to any political party;
- Volunteer with the Lebanese Red Cross between 1995 and 2001;
- And currently working on electoral education, raising democratic awareness, and training on dismantling conflict and reducing delinquency towards extremism of Lebanese and Syrian youth and children.
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This session will be online from the comfort of your home.
This session is part of the Free Online Series Program done by I Have Learned Academy in collaboration with KAS: "Thoughts & Talks for a Better Lebanon"
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