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FEFA held the 7th coordination meeting with election stakeholders

The Election Department of Free & Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan (FEFA) held the 7th coordination meeting with election stakeholders on December 13, 3017. The representatives of the Independent Election Commission (IEC), the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC), The Central Statistics Organizations, The Independent Directorate of Local Governance, Ministry of Women of Affairs (MoWA), Democracy International (DI), the Supporters of Peace and Democracy Organization, the National Institute for Peace & Democracy, The Social Development Organization of National Youth and the Afghan Youth Training Organization attended exchange view and articulate about how to bolster coordination and cooperation between election stakeholders and electoral commissions. It is worth mentioning the representative of Civil Status Registration Authority was also invited to attend this meeting but he didn’t appear. At the beginning of the meeting, Mrs. Maleha Hassan, a member of IEC provided information about polling centers assessment, preparation of voters list, recruitment of staff for IEC, signature of MoU with the civil status registration authority, destiny of electoral constituencies and chief electoral officer IEC and delay in introduction of new member of IEC. She said, “Assessment of polling centers has been completed and among 7180 polling centers 5436 of them have been assessed but the remnant 1744 centers remained unassessed due to security challenges. Moreover, 1015 centers moved to better locations and 1341 centers are newly established.” She also talked about the letter sent by head of regional operations of IEC claiming the assessment process was inconclusive and said the allegations he made is baseless and has political aspect. She also heralded the devising of proposed budget for preparation of voters list and signature of MoU with Civil Status Registration Authority on assisting IEC in preparation of this list. She said the amount needed for preparation of the list is 28.5 million dollar and the IEC is able to prepare it within 3 months after the Civil Status Registration authority completes issuance process of national ID card.

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12/13/2017

Date

12

Total Participents

1 Day

Duration

Kabul

Location

Contact Info

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