The virtual International Election Visitors Programme (IEVP) 2022 was hosted by the Election Commission of India (ECI) for Election Management Bodies (EMBs) from nearly 32 countries and four international organisations.


  • More than 150 EMB Delegates participating online were given an overview of the ongoing elections for Legislative Assemblies in Manipur, Goa, Uttarakhand, Punjab, and Uttar Pradesh.
  • High Commissioners/ Ambassadors and other Diplomatic Corps members based in India from nine countries also took part in the virtual IEVP 2022.
  • Live streaming of poll activities from the polling stations in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh was shown while a detailed briefing session of the electoral process was also talked about.
  • The Election Commissioner’s and the Chief Election Commissioner addressed the delegates during the concluding session.
  • The major milestones in the country’s journey to ensure fair, free, ethical, and transparent elections including the adoption of the system of deputing Election Observers, Model Code of Conduct, Information & Communication Technology, and EVM-VVPAT were discussed.
  • Focus was also given towards the Election Commission of India’s enterprise similar as namer-friendly polling stations to ensure ease of voter registration, voter connect through SVEEP and facilitation for various orders of voters for electoral participation.

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