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Ukraine - "The Use of New Information Technologies in Electoral Process: Challenges, Risks and Prospects" – International conference

27/03/2017 - 28/03/2017

Kyiv – the Venice Commission in co-operation with the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), various competent services of the Council of Europe, and Ukraine’s Central Election Commission organised a conference on the use informational technologies (IT) in the electoral processes.

The conference provided a platform for discussing the advantages and disadvantages of various electoral IT systems, as well as the security implications of different results management systems in Ukraine and around the globe. This event gathered more than 100 representatives of CSOs, media, IT companies, Election Management Bodies of Ukraine, Latvia and Moldova, political parties along with students and international experts in this sphere.

This activity is part of the assistance in the electoral field provided to Ukraine in a framework of the Council of Europe’s Action Plan for this country.

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