2020 NEWS & VIEWS
UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT CANADA, ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Canadian branch of the United Nations Global Compact held its annual general meeting 14 December 2020. Due to the global pandemic, the AGM was conducted on-line as a virtual forum. Delian has been a signatory to the UNGC since its Canadian launch.
29TH ACEEEO ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Now in its 29th year, Delian supported the ACEEEO AGM with a panel discussion on dealing with disinformation by external actors during elections. The conference was delivered virtually this year as a result of the on-going pandemic.
Delian was pleased to co-host with ICPS the international virtual round-table discussion on the challenges of hosting elections during a pandemic. Speakers included the U.S. Election Assistance Commission and the Independent Election Commission of South Africa.
19TH INTERNATIONAL ELECTORAL AFFAIRS SYMPOSIUM AND INTERNATIONAL AWARDS, SOUTH AFRICA
Delian contributed to the 19th IEAS and international electoral awards in South Africa with presentations on safeguarding against disinformation during elections. The two-day event ran from 17-19 February 2020 in Durban.
LAUNCH OF THE ELECTORAL PSYCHOLOGY OBSERVATORY, LONDON, UK
Delian was very pleased to be represented at the formal launch of the Electoral Psychology Observatory at the London School of Economics on 6 February 2020, which was also Global Election Day. Funded through the European Research Council, the EPO aims to understand the emotions and motives that surround the larger voting population at election time.
ELECTION SECURITY-PERSPECTIVES FROM VOTING SYSTEM VENDORS AND EXPERTS
On January 9th various experts from the voting technology industry testified in front of the US Committee on House Administration regarding 2020 election security.
Further information, including a full video of the hearing can be found here (external link).
NEW AND IMPROVED WEBSITE
Welcome to the new and improved internet presence for the Delian Project. Listed within are Delian's history, its current mandate, as well as recent election related efforts.