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04/02/2011: Vice President Binay meets with the National Democratic Institute

04 February 2011, Washington DC. Officials of the National Democratic Institute led by Mr. Kennet Melley, Secretary of NDI’s Board of Directors. called on Vice President Binay at the Philippine Embassy. In the discussions, the NDI officials noted the success of the automated elections held in the Philippines last year, and encouraged the Philippines to share its experience with other countries in the region.

The NDI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that has supported democratic institutions and practices in every region of the world for more than two decades. NDI engages with political parties and civic organizations in voter and civic education, electoral law reform and monitoring all phases of the election process.   The group has been sending election observers to the Philippines since 1984.