Public Sector Training of Trainers (TOT)13 June, 2018
The TOT in the methodology of training adults conducted under the GIZ Legal Program Special Project Supporting the Development of the Training System in the Public Sector, has ended. Giorgi Ezugbaia, Head of the Administrative Department of the Training Center, took part in the training.
Hans Rieger, Director, German Public Service Association Academy, invited trainer for the GIZ Legal Program Special Program, delivered the three-stage training course. As part of the training, the participants were familiarized with modern methods of training, didactics and observation and feedback techniques.
The Project Supporting the Development of the Training System in the Public Sector is implemented by GIZ, in active cooperation with the Administration of the Government of Georgia and the Civil Service Bureau of Georgia.
CEC Delegation Participated in Visitor’s Program of Ontario Elections in Canada12 June, 2018
Delegation of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia participated in visitor’s program A delegation of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia participated in visitor’s program of 42nd General Elections of Ontario.
On June 6, within the frames of the program, Tamar Zhvania, CEC Chairperson, David Gurgenidze, Commission Member and Natia Zaalishvili, Director of the Centre for Electoral Systems Development, Reforms and Trainings participated in the introductory meeting organized by the Ontario Election Administration. At the meeting, Georgian CEC delegates got acquainted with the modernizing process of electoral procedures, cybersecurity and new election procedures introduced for the June 7, 42nd General Elections. Ontario Election Administration Officials shared their experience in terms of electoral processes.
On E-day, Tamar Zhvania, David Gurgenidze and Natia Zaalishvili attended the opening and closing of polling stations, as well as monitored the voting procedures; Ontario Elections were held by use of modern electoral technologies.
On June 5-8, Georgian EA delegation participated in the visitor’ program on the basis of the official invitation from Elections Ontario.
Certification of Election Administration Officials Has Launched11 June, 2018
On June 11, certification of election administration officials has launched. Examination is being conducted via e-testing method. Duration of the exam is 1 hour. 30 tests will be selected automatically in random mode for each participant and minimum passing level is 24 points. In case of obtaining enough scores they will be awarded with the certificate of election administration officials.
Applicant should follow the date and time of the exam indicated in registration card and present ID card or the passport of the citizen of Georgia.
Certification is organized by the Centre for Electoral Systems Developments, Reforms and Trainings.
916 applicants were registered for the certification of election administration officials (women – 638, men - 278). Examination will be finished on June 19.
"Public Advocacy", non-goverment organization was registered to observ the exams.
See the rule for administering the exam (Available in Georgian)
See the exam tests (Available in Georgian)
Training in legal writing and administrative proceedings related to election disputes8 June, 2018
Training in legal writing and administrative proceedings related to election disputes is being held for chairs of District Election Commissions (DEC) at the Central Election Commission (CEC). The CEC Deputy Chairperson and the CEC Secretary opened the training course and briefed participants on the training course. Giorgi Sharabidze and Giorgi Javakhishvili stressed the importance of the learning modules.
The training course includes the issues such as administrative proceedings, preparation of decision on administrative offences, consideration of complaints and decision-making. Training programme contains practical assignments as well as modules on the management of emotions, difficult conversations, and conflict situations.
Employees of the CEC Legal Department, trainers of the CEC Training Centre and invited experts, including Maia Jorjikia, David Gonghadze, and Tariel Sikharulidze are running the training course.
Training course for 10 groups (230 participants) will be held in stages. Groups are being composed of DEC chairs, DEC deputies, secretaries as well as the CEC regional coordinators.
Training courses are being held by the engagement and with the financial support of International Foundation of Electoral Systems (IFES). Training courses started on June 4 and will end on June 19.