The CEC meeting will be held on January 20 at 13:3018 January, 2017
CEC is the Winner of International Award8 December, 2016
The Election Administration (EA) once again became the winner of International Electoral Award. The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia was selected among the finalists in two categories – “Minority Participation Award” and “Citizens’ Engagement Award” at the 13th International Electoral Affairs Symposium. The CEC of Georgia won the award in “Minority Participation” which was handed to Tamar Zhvania, the CEC Chairperson.
Georgian Election Administration (EA) was announced as the leader in ensuring adapted electoral environment for the persons with disabilities (PWD). Election Management Bodies of Cameroon and Philippines were selected as the finalists in the mentioned nomination. As for the category “Citizens’ Engagement Award”, Election Administrations of India, Albania and Sri Lanka were among the finalists along with Georgia.
Ceremony of International Electoral Award is organized for several years by the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (ICPS) within the frames of International Electoral Affairs Symposium. At the 13th Electoral Symposium held in the Republic of Mozambique the CEC Chairperson participated in the conference and talked about the services and innovative projects suggested for the voters through modern technologies. Natia Zaalishvili, Director of the CEC Training Center participated in the event.
It is worth noting, that Georgian Election Administration won the International Electoral Award for the third time. The first award the EA received for the nomination “First Time Voter” in 2013; the second award was given to EA in the category of “Election Management” in 2015.
Tamar Zhvania Speaks at International Electoral Affairs Symposium5 December, 2016
Tamar Zhvania, Chairperson of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia participates at the 13th International Electoral Affairs Symposium organized by the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (ICPS). Ms. Zhvania in her speech talked about the services and innovative projects suggested for the voters through modern technologies.
The CEC Chairperson emphasized the project piloted for the first time by the Election Administration (EA). “This year, livestream of counting election results was ensured by using 360 degree video camera and was broadcasted via social networks and the CEC official webpage. Any interested person was able to observe the election results’ counting process at the CEC premises. This initiative is step forward, since it ensures trust towards the EA and transparency of the processes”-noted Tamar Zhvania. Director of the CEC Training Center, Natia Zaalishvili also participates in the event.
Within the frames of International Symposium which is being conducted in the Republic of Mozambique, International Electoral Awards Ceremony will be held, where Georgian Election Administration is selected as one of the finalist in two categories.