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Independent Electoral Commission hosts Opening Ceremony of 5th General Assembly of Association of World Election Bodies, 19 Oct

Media Advisory by the Electoral Commission of South Africa on the Opening Ceremony of 5th General Assembly of Association of World Election Bodies
Tomorrow, 19 October 2022, sees the opening of the Association of the World Election Bodies (A-WEB) 5th General Assembly, where the Election Commission of India will hand over the A-WEB Chairpersonship to the Electoral Commission of South Africa.
The proceedings will unfold as follows:
07:45–08:30 – Arrival of guests and registration at Hall 9, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)

08:30–09:00 – Guests seated and housekeeping

09:00–09:10 – National anthem

09:10–09:20 – Welcome by Ms Janet Love, Vice-Chairperson of Electoral Commission of South Africa

09:20–09:40 – Declaration of the 5th GA opening and remarks by Election Commission of India, Hon. Rajiv Kumar

09:40–09:43 – Flag handover ceremony by Election Commission India

09:43-09:46 – Acceptance by Mr Mosotho Moepya, Chairperson of Electoral Commission of South Africa

09:46-10:40 – Address by representative of Government of South Africa, led by Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, Minister of Home Affairs

10:40–10:50 – Session ends

11:00–11:30 – Media interaction in Arum Room, CTICC, with new Chairperson of A-WEB, Mr Mosotho Moepya (also Chairperson of Electoral Commission of South Africa), A-WEB Secretariat and the Government of South Africa
Please RSVP to spokesperson@elections.org.za by 19h00 today, 18 October.

Source: Government of South Africa