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Strasbourg, 17 March 2010

Workshop on the observation of e-enabled elections

    Building R-4,
    Einar Gerhardsens plass 1

Oslo, Norway

Thursday 18 March 2010 (1 pm to 6 pm)
Friday 19 March 2010 (9 am to 12 noon)


Thursday 18 March

1.00 pm Opening of the meeting

    Introduction of participants

Introduction by Michael Remmert, Project Manager,

      « Good Governance in the Information Society », Directorate General of Democracy and Political Affairs, Council of Europe

Presentation of a discussion paper by Mr Jonathan Stonestreet, Consultant expert

First general discussion

6.00 pm End of the first part of the meeting

Dinner offered by the Norwegian hosts

Friday 19 March

9.00 am Electronic Voting in Austria: Experiences & Challenges

      Mr Gregor Wenda, Federal Ministry of the Interior of Austria and Mr Robert Krimmer, Director of E-voting.cc, Austria

      Ms Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian, Coordinator, Department for Electoral Cooperation and Observation, Organization of American States on the methodology of the OAS on observing e-enabled elections

      Mr Mats Lindberg, Election Adviser, ODIHR, on observers’ perspective of observing e-voting


      Discussion on how to come to standards for observation of
      e-enabled elections

Conclusions and how to proceed

12 noon End of the meeting