6.1 Election Access and International Cooperation Programs

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Intended Audience: Persons with disabilities, Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs), Local Governments (especially law enforcement personnel), Local NGOs, International NGOs, International governmental organizations (INGOs), Donor organizations (National, international)

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Additional Resources:

International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) - Election Access: How to include people with disabilities in elections and political processes.  Also available in Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, French, Nepali, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Urdu, Uzbek

Key Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the legal basis for participation in political and public life for persons with disabilities
2. Assess barriers to political participation and how inclusive development can address them
3. Identify disability inclusive electoral entry points throughout the electoral cycle
4. Learn about good practices in inclusive election access and political participation

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