Key documents



. Recommendation Rec (2004)11 on legal,

  operational and technical standards for


. E-voting handbook - implementation of

  e-enabled elections

. Guidelines on certification of e-voting


. Guidelines on transparency of e-enabled


. Reports of biennial Reviews 2008 and


. Council of Europe studies on e-voting

. National developments on e-voting



. Recommendation (2009)1 on

  e-democracy and Explanatory


  (PdF version   -  Word version)

. Practical tools to Rec(2009)1

. Glossary of technical terms in the field

  of electronic democracy


Internet governance

. Recommendation (2004)15 and

  explanatory memorandum



Texts submitted by the Council of Europe


. IGF 2010

. IGF 2009

. IGF 2008

. WSIS 2005

. WSIS 2003


Internet literacy

Internet literacy handbook








Useful external links


. E-voting

. E-democracy

. Internet governance

. Internet literacy

. Media & elections


Workshops on certification of e-voting

Strasbourg, 31 May – 1st June 2010

. Discussion paper (by Melanie Volkamer)
. Programme
. Certification hierarchy document
. Scheme on « Activities to guarantee secure and reliable evoting » (Ülle Madise, Estonia)
. Concept note, Moldova
. Presentation by Melanie Volkamer
. List of participants

Strasbourg, 27 September 2010

. Programme
. Evaluation of evoting systems (Melanie Volkamer, Center for Advanced Security Research, Darmstadt)
. Evoting certification chart
. List of participants
. Presentation by Miroslaw Kutilowski (Certification of evoting systems)
. Scheme on evoting systems

Strasbourg, 26-27 November 2010

. Report and conclusions, by the Rapporteur, Jordi Barrat, University of Alicante

. Introduction by Michael Remmert, Council of Europe
. Programme
. Discussion paper , by Jordi Barrat
. Presentation by Melanie Volkamer (Evaluation and certification of internet voting systems regarding security requirements)
. Presentation by Daniel Konrad, A-SIT Austria (Certification of evoting software used at Austrian students Union elections 2009)
. Presentation by Michel Trouveroy, Brussels Capitale ( (Elections communales 2006)
. Presentation by Michel Marti, SMSI (Geneva approach to evoting)
. Presentation by Ingo Boltz (Evote system certification in the USA)
. Presentation by Üle. Madise, National Electoral Committee, Estonia (Auditing of internet voting system in Estonia)
. List of invited participants