Election observation as a tool to engage young people in democratic processes
In the run-up to the Swedish 2022 general elections, the election observation alliance VOS conducted trainings for students at Stockholm University and Kista Folkhögskola to engage young people in the electoral process. The collaboration is foreseen to be continued throughout the following years in preparation for the European parliamentary elections.
VOS providing a training at Kista Folkhögskola
Following the general elections, VOS co-founder Amanda Valentin went on the podcast Demokratipodden – A podcast by the think tank Fores to talk about citizen election observation as a great way to engage young people and marginalized groups in democratic processes in order to promote democratic values and foster trust in the electoral system.
The podcast is available here: https://sites.libsyn.com/401258/konspirationsteorier-om-valfusk-med-niclas-nilsson-amanda-valentin-och-patrik-oksanen