The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan is pleased to announce the signing, with the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the Electoral Complaints Commission, of the Project Document to support Afghanistan elections. The Project Document was signed today in Kabul at the first meeting of the Project Board, providing the legal and financial framework allowing the UN and donors to support and strengthen Afghanistan’s electoral institutions and operations.
Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan is hosting the 8th Meeting of “Forum of Election Management Bodies of South Asia” (FEMBoSA) in Afghanistan. The seventh FEMBoSA was chaired by Election Commission Maldives chairman HE. Mr. Amjad Musthafa for a year. It is scheduled that the chairmanship of FEMBoSA will be handed over to the IEC Afghanistan on 24th Sep 17 through formal function. HE. Mr. Najeebullah Ahmadzai is going to chair FEMBoSA for one-year tenure (2017 – 2018).
The Independent Election Commission, respecting the provisions of the elections law, is committed to bringing reforms in all different electoral processes. This Commission while taking into consideration the role and importance of the political parties in a democratic system, especially in the electoral process, has continuously endeavored to seek views, opinions and recommendations of the relevant stakeholders in this national process, especially of the political parties.