Japan Supports National Conference  for Elections Administration [Archives:1999/07/Local News]

February 15 1999

An agreement was signed today, February 14, 1999, in Sanaa between the Embassy of Japan in Yemen and the International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES), an American NGO specializing in election support, regarding Japan’s support for the National Conference for Elections Administration in Yemen.
The conference which will be organized by IFES during the period from March 15 until March 18 in Sanaa is aimed at enhancing the professional awareness of those who are involved in election processes, including the Supreme Election Council. The fund, which is provided by the Government of Japan under the scheme, called the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Project will be spent for inviting election experts abroad to attend the conference.
It is worth mentioning that UNDP, US Embassy and British Embassy also support the holding of the conference.