A delegation from the National Election Committee (NEC) will attend the six-day 5th summit of The Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) in Cape Town, South Africa from October 17-22.
In an October 15 statement, the NEC said that at the request of A-WEB, a delegation led by NEC member Dim Sovannarom will participate in the summit.
The summit will be held under the theme “Safeguarding Election Management Bodies in the Age of Global Democratic Recession”.
A-WEB is the world's largest international organisation in the field of election management, and was established in 2013. It currently includes 119 election management bodies from 109 countries, including Cambodia.
The delegation will depart on the evening of October 16, with a press conference about the importance of the summit to be held at Phnom Penh International Airport.