When is Election Day?
The elections will be held on Saturday, 17 November 2012.
What is the total population of Sierra Leone?
The population of Sierra Leone is approximately 6 million (UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, 2011).
How many people are registered to vote in these elections?
There are some 2.7 million people registered to vote in the elections. For the first time in Sierra Leone, biometrics were used in voter registration.
UNIPSIL Human Rights Section personnel participated as facilitators and distributed human rights materials in a five-day training (16th-20th August 2010) for 50 personnel of the Sierra Leone Police. The training was organized by the Sierra Leone Police in collaboration with UNIPSIL, UNICEF and the Sierra Leone Red Cross with funds from GTZ at the Police training School in Hastings, Freetown.