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Participation of Central African Refugees in CAR's Elections - Update 14 February 2016

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UNHCR's Role

Advocacy: advocated for an inclusive electoral process that takes into account CAR refugees’ vote

Technical expertise: shared inputs to amend CAR’s electoral law and helped in drafting tripartite agreements between CAR’s transitional authorities, asylum countries and UNHCR.

Voter education: disseminated information to CAR refugees in the 3 asylum countries, about the electoral process and the right to vote in a safe environment.

Logistical support:provided support to the National Elections Authority by identifying polling stations, transporting and delivering non-sensitive electoral materials to polling sites. UNHCR staff also helped some voters (especially elderly) to go to the polling stations.