The UNDP project’s support to the National Electoral Commission (NEC) 2016-2018, has as its main objective to “build the capacity of the NEC to administer elections that are technically sound, inclusive and sustainable electoral processes that are capable of garnering public trust and confidence”. The inclusive participation aspect of the project targets two priority groups: persons living with disabilities and women.
The app was developed by the Sierra Leonean technology company, iDT Labs, and funded by the US Department of State, specifically the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs through the UNDP project, “Promoting Transparency in Sierra Leone’s Judiciary”.
This report provides both technical and social analysis of the triggers and root causes of the 14 August mudslide; and proposes vulnerability reduction recommendations for sustainable landslide risk management – in Sierra Leone, in general, and in Freetown, in particular.
UNDP has had a presence in Sierra Leone since 1965, working in partnership with the Government of Sierra Leone, development partners, UN agencies, civil society and local communities, contributing to inclusive growth, sustainabily, and efficient democratic governance.
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