Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2019

Thu, 2 May -
15:30 to 17:00

Parallel Session 5

Therese Pearce-Laanela


Pearce Laanela has a background working with elections on the field, headquarters and policy levels. She served as a founding staff member at International IDEA and as Assistant Director for the Democracy Program at The Carter Center. Through work with IFES, UNDP and IDEA, Pearce Laanela has been deeply involved in the development of a variety of seminal publications, networks, databases and training curriculum on electoral administration, including the ACE Electoral Knowledge Network and the BRIDGE course package.