Theatre Productions to Prevent Election Violence in Burundi

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23 Apr 2010

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Putting behind ten years of civil war, IFES–Burundi has launched a massive electoral violence prevention program. The centerpiece of the program is the IFES EVER election violence prevention early warning system that counts with 12 national and international partners and 450 monitors. The EVER prevention program is complemented by a number of other programs including a series of community theatre productions that show the importance of having a peaceful election. These productions, Theatre et Reconciliation ,which are touring the country, have attracted thousands of spectators and the attention of the local media.