27/06/2017 - 30/06/2017
Bishkek – In the framework of the project “Support to Strengthening Democracy through Electoral Reform in the Kyrgyz Republic” experts of the Venice Commission participated in several activities from 27 to 30 June 2017. The first activity for political parties dealt with campaigning and electoral dispute resolution co-organised with IFES in light of the Presidential elections on 15 October 2017.
Together with OSCE Programme office a needs assessment visit on data protection was held to meet with a wide range of stakeholders in this area and to discuss possible co-operation in the framework of the project.
Finally, a Steering group meeting as well as meetings with independent experts’ mission to assess and review the progress of implementation of the “Strengthening Democracy through Electoral Reform – Sector Reform Contract” that the Venice Commission’s project is part of took place in the last day of the visit.
The project “Support to Strengthening Democracy through Electoral Reform in the Kyrgyz Republic” is implemented by the Venice Commission with funding provided by the European Union and the Council of Europe.