Workshop on Participatory Gender Audit for Election Administration of Georgia

20 June 2019 Borjomi, Georgia

On 20 June 2019 the Council of Europe organised a workshop on Gender Participatory Audit (PGA) for the Election Administration of Georgia. The workshop was steered by International Labour Organisation (ILO) accredited facilitators, who presented the main findings and recommendations of the PGA...

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Workshop on Gender Participatory Audit

9-10 May 2019 Tbilisi, Georgia

On 9-10 May 2019 the Central Election Commission of Georgia organised a workshop on Gender Participatory Audit (PGA) with the support of the Council of Europe. The seminar was conducted by Council of Europe experts, ILO accredited facilitators, who are in the midst of implementing PGA of the...

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First-time voters enhanced their knowledge of electoral and voting procedures, political party systems and media coverage of elections on the eve of 2019 Presidential Elections in Ukraine

Throughout March – April 2019 Kyiv, Severodonetsk, Starobilsk, Zaporizhzhia and Lviv, Ukraine

Throughout March – April 2019, 128 first-time voters from Kyiv, Severodonetsk, Starobilsk, Zaporizhzhia and Lviv regions took part in joint Council of Europe and Democracy Reporting International workshops “Your first vote” aimed at engaging youth in political and electoral processes in Ukraine....

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Presentation of the new electronic module for media to appoint their representatives

24 April 2019 Tbilisi, Georgia

On 24 April 2019, the Central Election Commission of Georgia (CEC) presented its new electronic module allowing media organisations to appoint (register) their representatives electronically at all levels of election administration. This new module was developed and is being deployed with Council...

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2018 General Elections – Challenges of the electoral process in Bosnia and Herzegovina

15-16 April 2019 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The conference was opened by H.E. Ambassador Drahoslav Stefanek, Head of the Council of Europe Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Ambassador Bruce Berton, Head of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina and Mr Branko Petric, President of the Central Election Commission of Bosnia and...

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Administrative judges from 22 regions trained on election dispute resolution on the eve of 31 March 2019 Elections

February-March 2019 Vinnytsia, Kyiv, Chernivtsi, Kramatorsk, Kharkiv, Dnipro and Odessa, Ukraine

117 administrative judges from 30 Ukrainian administrative courts of appeal and district administrative courts participated in trainings on election dispute resolution which took place in Vinnytsia, Kyiv, Chernivtsi, Kramatorsk, Kharkiv, Dnipro and Odessa throughout February – March 2019. During...

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Post-election Conference: The 2018 Presidential Election, Lessons Learned and Steps Ahead

22 March 2019 Tbilisi, Georgia

Policy and law makers, members of the Central Election Commission, representatives of State Audit Office, political parties, international community, media and civil society discussed the 2018 Presidential Election in Georgia at the conference organised by the Council of Europe within the frame...

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Conference: Hate Speech in Election Campaign

12 March 2019 Tbilisi, Georgia

A conference on Hate Speech in Election Campaign was held on 12 March 2019 involving representatives of state institutions, civil society organisations, and the international community. The conference was opened by the Head of the Council of Europe Office in Georgia Cristian Urse and the...

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Discussing ongoing and future plans with the CEC of Georgia

11 March 2019 Tbilisi, Georgia

On the occasion of the conference on countering hate speech in electoral processes the opportunity was used to discuss ongoing and future cooperation with the Chairwoman of the Central Election Commission of Georgia, Ms Tamar Zhvania, to streamline cooperation and finetune directions for 2019....

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Meeting of the Working Group on Questions Relating to Monitoring of Legality and Transparency of Political Finances

28 February – 1st March 2019 Tbilisi, Georgia

On 28 February – 1st March the Council of Europe, the State Audit Office of Georgia (SAO) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) have organised a workshop on issues pertaining to the monitoring of legality and transparency of political finances. The meeting has engaged the...

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