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Sunil Arora Assumed Chairmanship of AWEB

Current context: The Chairmanship of the Association of World Election Bodies (AWEB) has been handed over to India to its Chief Election Commissioner, Sunil Arora.
Sunil Arora Assumed Chairmanship of AWEB
  • India has hosted the 4th General Assembly of the AWEB at Bengaluru on 3rd September 2019 and the same day will take over its chairmanship.
  • India took over the Chairmanship of the AWEB from Romania for the term of two years, 2019-21.
  • India’s CEC Sunil Arora also launched Election Commission of India’s quarterly magazine – ‘VOICE International’ that shares best election practices of 25 countries.
  • The appointment of the new Vice Chairman of AWEB – Mr Glen Vuma Mashinini was also ratified at the General Assembly.
  • India is one of the founding members of the AWEB in October 2013 and has taken over the Vice-chairman post of AWEB since 2017.

Question: 

Q.1 Which country has been given the Chairmanship of the Association of World Election Bodies (AWEB) in 2019?
a. China
b. Russia
c. India
d. South Africa
Sunil Arora Assumed Chairmanship of AWEB Sunil Arora Assumed Chairmanship of AWEB Reviewed by Neha on September 04, 2019 Rating: 5

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