Indonesian embassy, ISDS, UP to hold forum on resolving electoral contests

forum pubmatThe Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies, Institute for Strategic and Development Studies of the Philippines, and the UP Department of Political Science invite you to a “Forum on Electoral Contests Resolution in Indonesia and the Philippines” at the ASEAN Hall of UP Asian Center on April 13, 2016, 8:30 AM.

Speakers from the Indonesian Commission on Elections (Komisi Pemilihan Umum or KPU) Indonesian Constitutional Court, Philippine House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal and COMELEC will discuss the best practices and experiences of Indonesia and the Philippines in resolving electoral contests. Dr. Aries Arugay of the UP Department of Political Science will serve as reactor.

The forum aims to explore issues encountered by these mechanisms in resolving electoral contests, and will take into account the differences in context in each state.