ECES has just published the report following the Leadership and Conflict Management Skills for Electoral Stakeholders - LEAD training, with a particular focus on the role of women. The training was organised by RECEF, in collaboration with ECES, and took place on 2-3 December 2021, online.

In terms of participation, there were 60 people representing 20 election management bodies from the Francophonie. Of the participants, 52% were women and 48% were men.

The main objectives of the training were to:

- To strengthen the leadership capacity of electoral stakeholders

- To increase their confidence ;

- To highlight their intrinsic leadership qualities ;

- To provide the necessary tools for decision making and conflict management throughout the electoral cycle.