Third Meeting to review developments in the field of e-voting since the adoption of Recommendation Rec(2004)11 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on legal, operational and technical standards for e-voting

(Strasbourg, 16-17 November 2010)

The Council of Europe hold the third edition in a series of biennial meetings to exchange experiences with remote and non-remote e-voting in its member states, in the light of Recommendation Rec(2004)11 and of the conclusions of the 2008 review meeting (Madrid, November 2008). Besides the exchange of different experiences with remote and/or non-remote e-voting in member states in the light of the Recommendation Rec(2004)11, guidelines on certification of e-voting systems and on transparency of e-enabled elections were presented and discussed at this meeting.

Lastly, the “E-voting Handbook, key steps in the implementation of e-enabled elections”, was presented. This handbook should assist governments and organisations in their considerations whether or not to conduct e-voting pilot schemes or to make e-voting a feature of their electoral system.

. Report of the Review meeting

. Draft programme

. Guidelines on certification of e-voting systems

. Guidelines on transparency of e-enabled elections
. 2009 report by the EUI on the Estonian e-enabled elections from 2005-2009

. National reports presented

. Experts’ Presentations

. Evoting handbook - Key steps in the implementation of e-enabled elections