The Council of Europe has launched its expert support to the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Moldova (CEC) in the process of elaborating a methodological framework for the new Division of Financial Monitoring and Control.
This expertise will provide feasible guidelines for performing of the functions of oversight the financing of political parties and electoral campaigns in line with International and European standards in this regard.
Thus, the CEC will be able to strengthen its functional and institutional capacities to better exercise control and oversee the compliance with the legal provisions regarding the financing of the activities of political parties and election campaigns. This is timely developed in line with the currently discussed amendments to the electoral legislation of the Republic of Moldova on how to strengthen the CEC capacities to oversee the issue.
This action builds recommendations of International Election Observation Missions at the attention of the Moldovan authorities and previous efforts made by the Council of Europe in the field of electoral co-operation.
This activity is funded and implemented by the Council of Europe Project Improving Electoral Practice in the Republic of Moldova, Phase II.