14 October 2022

Electoral Commission of South Africa to host Africa’s first meeting of the Association of World Election Bodies

The Electoral Commission of South Africa will host the 5th General Assembly of the Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB), which takes place in Cape Town from 18 to 20 October 2022.

Members of the media are invited to this historic event, which will be held on the African continent for the first time. A-WEB is the world’s largest international organisation in the field of election management. It comprises 119 Election Management Bodies from 109 countries.

Please join the Electoral Commission for a briefing on the programme of events for this event. Briefing details are as follows:

Date: 10:00 on Tuesday, 18 October 2022
Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre, Arum Room
RSVP: Kindly confirm your attendance at by 2pm on Monday, 17 October 2022.

Members of the media who wish to cover the events are requested to apply for media accreditation by filling out the attached media accreditation form and email it to Media accreditation is reserved for members of the press who represent a bona fide media organisation.

Accreditation closing date for media is Tuesday, 18 October 2022 at 17:00.

Ensuring free, fair and credible elections

For media queries: Please contact Kate Bapela of the IEC on 082 600 6386
For media interviews: Please email

For more information on the A-WEB 5th General Assembly and International Conference, please visit or follow:
Twitter: @IECSouthAfrica

Download IEC A-WEB Media Accreditation Media Crew Spreadsheet
Download IEC A-WEB Media Accreditation Spreadsheet