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31 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 42781)  

Title 7th Annual Meeting of Electoral Management Bodies 
Description This meeting was dedicated to e-voting and the beneficiaries were chairpersons and/or members of electoral management bodies from Europe and beyond. 
Status Completed 
Date 27/02/2017 - 28/02/2017 
Location Borjomi, Georgia
Countries CoE Members: Georgia
Regions: Caucasian countries / Central Asia / CIS countries / South-East Europe
  Joint Programme Activity - PCF-V.1-Elections
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP PCF-V.1-Elections - V.1. Electoral assistance: reforming electoral legislation and practice
Project Purpose 7 - 2015/CDL/JP/3233   Electoral assistance: reforming electoral legislation and practice - Venice Commission
Expected Result 7.2 - Electoral Management Bodies (EMB)s institutional capacities are strengthened

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Conference 
Directorate (Service) Venice Commission (The European Commission for Democracy through Law)
CoE Contact ,   - .@coe.int
Partners Central Election Commission - National Institution
COE office in Georgia - CoE Information Office
Web Pages
Documents & links
1 http://www.venice.coe.int  
Last Modified 03/03/2017 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 42781)

Objective(s) - To spread international standards and best practices in the field of e-voting throughout Europe and beyond
- To strengthen relationships among electoral management bodies 
Output/Results The Venice Commission delegation successfully delivered an intervention on “The European Standards Applicable to Innovative Services in Electoral Processes” and moderated one of the three sessions of the Meeting. 
Conclusions/Follow Up Ties have been established between electoral management bodies from Europe and other continents.
Standards on e-voting were successfully recalled and disseminated to a broad public of specialists notably from Europe, Central Asia and America.
Participants Chairpersons and members of electoral management bodies 
Consultants/Experts Mrs Ardita Driza-Maurer, Election Expert, Venice Commission 
CoE Secretariat Mr Gaël Martin-Micallef, Administrator, Legal Adviser, Divisions of Elections, Political Parties and Referendums of the Venice Commission 
Total No. Participants 80 
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