"Participation of young women and girls from disadvantaged groups in political and public decision-making processes at local level” – new Council of Europe Toolkit available

23 October 2020

Achieving gender equality is a key element in the implementation of the Council of Europe's mission, which aims to protect human rights, uphold democracy and ensure the rule of law. Ensuring balanced participation of women and men in political and public decision-making processes is one of the...

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Easier, faster and more reliable electoral management in the Republic of Moldova

19 October 2020 online

The re-engineered module “Preliminary Registration” and the newly developed module “Documentation” of the State Automation Information System “Elections” (SAISE) took place online on 19 October 2020. The meeting was attended by the members of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of...

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Second edition of the electoral journal ‘Elections and Democracy’ is published

A second edition of the periodic electoral journal ‘Elections and Democracy’ is published. The journal is prepared in cooperation with the Supreme Election Commission of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara. Leading electoral and legal experts structured their articles addressing most discussed...

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Electoral education becomes user-friendlier and more accessible in the Republic of Moldova

13 October 2020 Online

A new E-learning platform was presented and discussed by the representatives of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC), the Centre for Continuous Electoral Training (Training Centre), a representative of the Council of Europe and a team of local consultants during...

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New electronic register of trained and certified experts presented

6 October 2020 Online

Final version of an electronic Registre of trained and certified experts in the electoral field (Registre) was presented on 6 October 2020. The online event brought together representatives of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova, the Centre for Continuous Electoral...

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Series of webinars “Local Elections 2020: Essentials Plain and Uncovered” completed

From 7 will 23 September 2020, the Council of Europe in the framework of its project “Supporting the transparency, inclusiveness and integrity of electoral practice in Ukraine” and in cooperation with Ukrainian NGO “Human Rights Platform” organised and conducted 8 awareness-raising webinars about...

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Interview with the member of the Central Election Commission of Ukraine Andriy Hevko:

CEC’s plans and awareness raising activities, elections amidst COVID-19 and the online course "Elections in simple terms"

7 October 2020

In less than a month, local elections will be held under the new electoral legislation. Members of territorial election commissions (TECs) will have to apply several electoral systems at once when establishing the election results of the local elections. Does the CEC plan to train members of...

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Online talk “Young Voters: Democracy Rebooted”

28 September 2020 online

‘We try to involve young voters to be more active and be involved in politics, but politics also must be going towards the young people’ – Claudia Luciani stressed on during online talk “Young Voters: Democracy Rebooted” On 28 September 2020, the online public talk “Young Voters: Democracy...

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Further status of the Central Electoral Commission of ATU Gagauzia was discussed

24 septembre 2020 Online

Working group within the Central Electoral Commission of the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia, the Republic of Moldova (CEC Gagauzia) debated two alternative proposals of amendments to the legislation presented by the Council of Europe experts during online meeting on 24 September 2020. It...

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Online talk “Young Voters: Democracy Rebooted”

28 September 2020 online

Engagement of all citizens in elections is crucial to ensure democratic development of our societies. Promoting youth electoral participation is a key task for any democratic country. It is sometimes argued that the first election leaves a footprint on the voters behaviour, influencing their...

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