In an effort to reach out to the special interest groups within Meru county, The Isiolo Regional Office organized a half day forum in Meru county on the 28th of April 2022 at Alba Hotel.The focus of the training forum was on the youth, women, people living with disability and minorities within the county. As such, participants were drawn from these categories of people.
Among the stakeholders present was the Deputy County Commissioner (DCC) North Imenti Madam Odilliah Ndeti representing Meru County Commissioner. The IEBC was represented by Mr. William Wambugu the IEBC Meru County Elections Manager. There was also representation of several political parties which included DEP, UDA, Jubilee, NOPEU, Safina, MCC, Wiper and PNU party and independent candidates.
Among key presentations that were made were on: elective positions and their respective qualifications, electoral timelines and how to manage election outcomes, the political party’s code of conduct and managing political parties conflicts and National Gender & equality commission in relation to gender equality and inclusivity in elections as well as violence against women in elections.