Forum of the Election Management Bodies of South Asia (FEMBoSA)

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News:Election commission of India(ECI) will host the 10th Annual Meeting of The Forum of the Election Management Bodies of South Asia(FEMBoSA) in New Delhi.

Facts:

About FEMBoSA:

  • Forum of the Election Management Bodies of South Asia(FEMBoSA) was established at the 3rd Conference of Heads of Election Management Bodies(EMBs) of SAARC Countries in 2012.
  • The forum aims to increase mutual cooperation in respect to the  common interests of the SAARC’s EMBs.
  • Besides ECI,the other seven members of the forum are EMBs from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Objectives of the forum:

  • promote contact among the EMBs of the SAARC countries
  • share experiences with a view to learning from each other and 
  • cooperate with one  another in enhancing the capabilities of the EMBs  towards conducting free and fair elections.