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  • Educational Project “Electoral Development School 2021”

    Educational Project “Electoral Development School 2021”

    26 February, 2021

    A successful educational project of the Central Election Commission (CEC) is underway from February 24. Due to the pandemic, a study course in the winter season for the first time is launched remotely online.

    Young people aged 18-25 – participants of this project, will gain knowledge on topics such as electoral systems, election administration, 1919 elections of Constituent Assembly, democratic electoral principles, elected bodies in Georgia, electoral stakeholders, transparency and accessibility of elections, gender equality, electronic devices for voting and vote counting, elections and research, disinformation and spread of fake news in the election period, etc.

    Members of district election commissions (DECs) and employees of the CEC are running the study course. The project will be complete on February 28th upon which participants will be awarded the certificates.

    “Electoral Development School” aims to support civic engagement and promote elections among youth. Over 3000 young people have participated in the educational project since 2015.

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  • “Electoral Development School” Starts Accepting Applicants

    “Electoral Development School” Starts Accepting Applicants

    17 February, 2021

    “Electoral Development School” starts accepting applicants. For the first time this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, project “Electoral Development School” will be launched online in pilot mode. 

    Within the framework of the project, young people aged 18-25 will be able to undertake studies in election topics and gain relevant knowledge. The study course will be conducted via the “Zoom” application from February 24 to February 28.

    The study course of “Electoral Development School” contains such issues as electoral systems, election administration, 1919 elections of Constituent Assembly, democratic election principles, elected bodies in Georgia, electoral stakeholders, transparency and accessibility of elections, gender equality, electronic devices for voting and vote counting, elections and research, disinformation and spread of fake news during the election period, etc. 

    Applicants willing to undertake a study course should fill in the application and send it with an enclosed copy of ID to the [email protected] from February 18 to February 21.

    For additional information please contact us at 2 51 00 51

    The Election Administration (EA) successfully implements this project since 2015 and aims to increase citizenry’s participation in the electoral process and to promote elections among young people. The project enables representatives of the EA to share their professional experiences with more young people. 

     

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