FREE AND FAIR ELECTION FORUM OF AFGHANISTAN

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FEFA monitors the preparations and flows for the September 28 presidential election

The Free and Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan (FEFA) as an election and democracy watchdog organization closely monitors the preparations and flows for the September 28 presidential election. FEFA welcomes the membership of the two foreign commissioners in the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and 2 commissioners in the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) and hopes these commissioners share their technical and professional knowledge with the commissions so that the commissions put efforts to improve the status of elections. Meanwhile, Based on its direct monitoring findings from the technical and political aspects of the process, FEFA expresses its deep concerns about the lack of coordination between the responsible institutions, poor management in the electoral commissions, instability of IEC regarding the legal requirements and commitments and programs of this entity such as lack of use of technology in the process , and roll-back from simultaneous holding of provincial and district councils and Parliamentary election of Ghazni province, delays in operations specially voters registration process and sharing in the election timeline, the lack of a practical program to ensure and clean up the voter lists , the inability to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of electoral staffs in the capital and provinces, the low level of transparency on various issues, especially in the field of timely information sharing /awareness raising on elections with institutions and political parties, amendment and modification of electoral decisions, weak awareness raising on fundamental electoral topics and defective efforts to build confidence in the electoral process.

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5/30/2019

Date

20

Total Participents

1 Day

Duration

Kabul

Location

Contact Info

Address: Hajari and Najari Street, Karte - 4, Kabul, Afghanistan

Phone: +93 (0) 772-0060-82

Phone: +93 (0) 782-3636-52

Email: info@fefa.org.af

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