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UK pledge

The UK government has pledged $945,000 for the July election. Two-thirds will go

to the National Election Committee (NEC) with the remainder distributed to civil

society initiatives. The UNDP will be responsible for the dispersal of funds. At

the March 26 handover ceremony, UNDP representative Dominique Ait

Ouyahia-McAdams praised the NEC's efforts during voter registration, and said

further support from the international community was needed to ensure an

international standard in the election. UNDP has collated $2.9 million for the

coming election and want a total $7.5 million from donors.

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