Global Academic Research Institute an Academic affiliation with University of the Azores, Ponta Delgada, Portugal organized International Conference on Election and Democracy under the theme of "Develop and Protect Humanity" which was a series of successful research symposium. The Inaugural Session and the Technical Sessions were conducted on 30th & 31st October 2015 on University of the Azores, Ponta Delgada. The conference was empirical, conceptual and methodological papers were received from academics, practitioners and public policy makers were accepted paying austere attention to the academic standards of the papers. To maintain consistency, authors were prescribed to follow the academic writing format of the GARI Publishers.
Conference enlighten by key note address was delivered as well as Chaired by Dr. Esteban Arribas Reyes (Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de Alcala, Spain) & Prof. Pamela Andanda - University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Professor Francisco J.F. Silva (Co-Chair - Professor of Management, Azores University) & Professor Mário José Amaral Fortuna (Co-Chair - Professor of Economics, Chairman of the Economics Department, Azores University) and special appreciation Professor José Noronha Rodrigues (Co-Chair, Professor of Law, Director of the Centre of the Study Law and Economic, Azores University) who made great commitment to success conference. The following day delegates continued to make new friends while enjoying day round touring the Azores Island to see the beautiful scenery and enjoy some of the culture experience. The conference committee expresses deep gratitude to the panel of reviewers for the priceless service rendered. The organizing committee special thanks to our Journal Publications GARI Publishers & University of the Azores also Presenters who came from different countries to colorful the event.