Voter Registration started on May 26, 2013
Second coordination meeting on Gender and Election for supporting women participation in voter registration process conducted at IEC on 19th June 2013. Mentioned meeting started with participation of IEC commissioners , IEC Chief Electoral officer – CEO, national and international IEC stakeholders who are more operative in supporting women participation in VR process.
Independent Election Commission meeting with donor committee, Ministry of interior and Ministry of Communication on E- Tazkira.
IEC members participated in a meeting on 15th June 2013 which held among Donor Committee, deputy of Ministry of the Interior and deputy of Ministry of Communication and Information Technology about E – Tazkira at IEC media center. The meeting aimed to discuss the E- Tazkira and its further process and preparations.
Cooperation between IEC and media is one of the discussion that might be helpful method for sharing information from electoral process. News officers and editors of national media had meeting with IEC with invention of Nahia Media Group regards more cooperation and better achievements activities of media and IEC during all electoral process.
The Independent Election Commission has been established as an independent and impartial organization under article 156 of the Afghan Constitution in order to administer and supervise every kind of elections. The Commission, based on provisions of the laws, is obliged to provide facilities for participation of all eligible voters in elections in the country.
In May 22, 2013 Independent Election commission – IEC conducted a coordination meeting with political parties committees and civil society organization in IEC media center in this meeting 20 civil society organization and 50 political parties participated in which public awareness, accreditation for VR, election preparation and gender strategy discussed.
The voter registration process will start on 26th May 2013 at the provincial level. All voter registration material have been packed at the IEC HQ Warehouses for all provinces, and the movement of all material will be finalized on 21st May. All materials will be available at the voter registration centers to cater for registrants as of 26 May, 2013.
To all Political Parties, Civil Societies and Media institutions
As you are aware, the Independent Election Commission – IEC is in the preparation process for conducting of the April 5th 2014 Presidential and Provincial Council Elections.