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Join us for a Twitter Chat Discussing the Tanzania Election and the Impact Youth Played

Join us for a Twitter chat discussing the Tanzania elections and the impact youth played with @Tanzania_Bora at 9:30AM EST on November 13, 2015. 

In a country where 80 percent of the population is below 35, engaging youth to participate in elections is not only important to strengthening today’s democratic processes, but also essential to maintaining a healthy democracy in Tanzania for generations to come. 

 How to participate in a Twitter Chat:

  • A Twitter Chat takes place when a group of people all tweet about the same topic utilizing a specific hashtag ( #TZElectionsChat) that allows it to be followed on Twitter.
  • @IRIGenDems twitter account will serve a moderator to welcome participants, ask questions and keep the conversation moving.
  • When you join the chat from 9:30AM EST, take a moment to scan the tweets with the hashtag #TZElectionsChat to see who is talking and if any questions have been posted.
  • Feel free to share tweets from the @IRIGenDem chat with your network by re-tweeting or posting comments. Please ensure you are utilizing the #TZElectionsChat hashtag so people can follow along.
  • Let people know you’ll be participating in the @IRIGenDem #TZElectionsChat chat in advance as this is a helpful way of supporting,

Questions:

  • How did you see your role as Tanzanian youth in this election?
  • What was the best way candidates reached out to you for your vote? What campaign messages resonated with you the most?
  • How did the electoral process change since the last election? Has it improved?
  • How can Tanzanian youth make their voices heard in government?
  • What should government do to give more attention to underrepresented groups?
  • What should the rest of the world know about Tanzania’s elections?
  • What do you want to ask former Ambassador Mark Green and president of IRI?

 

 

Posted by

Morgan Martinez

Deputy Director, External Affairs