11th European Conference of the Electoral Management Bodies
26-27 June 2014, Helsinki, Finland
Mark your calendar and join us at the annual electoral event co-organised by the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, the Ministry of Justice, the Parliament and the National Audit Office of Finland.
The 11th European Conference of Electoral Management Bodies is addressing the following topic:
COMBATING THE MISUSE OF ADMINISTRATIVE RESOURCES DURING ELECTORAL PROCESSES
► I. First plenary session: Administrative resources in context: Legal environment or self-regulation?
► II. Second plenary session: Practice – Recurring cases of misuses of administrative resources during electoral processes – Assessing the damages
► III. Third plenary session: Preventing and combating the misuse of administrative resources, a key issue to reinforce confidence in democratic electoral processes
► Closing plenary session: Towards guidelines – Good practice, sanctions and looking for operational solutions aimed at improving law, self-regulation and practice
PROGRAMME, LIST OF PARTICIPANTS AND SYNOPSIS / CONCLUSIONS
► Draft programme
► List of Participants
► Synopsis / Conclusions
► Reports of the Conference
► Date of the conference: 26/27 June 2014
► Conference registration process: upon request (see contact persons below)
► Conference venue: Pikkuparlamentti, Arkadiankatu 3, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
Entrance of the Conference is through the "Visitor's centre".
► Working languages: English – French – Russian – Finnish
► Accomodation, suggested hotels:
► Airport-city center transportation:
Useful information about Bus & taxi services at Helsinki Airport
Public transport journey planner website
The central railway station is within walking distance to the hotels in the city centre.
For participants travelling from Sweden, Russia or Estonia using ferryboats, all the harbours have good public transportation connections to the centre of the city (bus, tram, taxicab).
► Report on the misuse of administrative resources during electoral processes (English, French, Russian)
► Venice Commission
► Ministry of Justice of Finland
► Elections website of the Ministry of Justice of Finland
► National Audit Office of Finland
► Facebook page of the event
► Facebook page of the Electoral Management Bodies
► Mr Jussi AALTONEN, Ministry of Justice of Finland, jussi.aaltonen/at/om.fi
► Mr Gaël MARTIN-MICALLEF, Venice Commission, gael.martin-micallef/at/coe.int