Mrs. Hawa Alam Nuristani, IEC Chair met with Mrs. Karen Decker, Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy, at IEC HQ. IEC Chair provided comprehensive update on the upcoming elections and the recent IEC decision on elections date and timeline.
On 26 March 2019, IEC leadership met with ‘Free and Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan’ (FEFA) to discuss on reforms and preparation for upcoming elections. During the meeting, IEC provided an update on IEC reforms plan, provision of policies, access to information, independency and stability of the organization, and other elections related subjects.
On 11 March 2019, IEC held a coordination meeting with IEC CEO, Deputies CEO and IEC Heads of directorates. The meeting was the occasion for IEC secretariat to brief newly appointed IEC Commissioners on their activities and plans for the upcoming elections, as well as to share their suggestions with IEC leadership. The latter reiterates its commitment to address shortcomings faced during last WJ elections.