Georgia – Assistance to the Central Electoral Commission
20/09/2005 - 20/10/2005
Tbilisi - At the request of the newly composed Central Electoral Commission of Georgia (CEC), the Venice Commission puts Mr Bernard Owen, an expert in electoral law, at their disposal. Mr Owen assisted the electoral administration on the legal and technical aspects of the preparation of the elections. Mr Owen also observed the legislative by-elections held on 1st October 2005.
In addition, Mr Gaël Martin-Micallef of the Venice Commission’s Secretariat took part in this mission. Messrs Owen and Martin-Micallef met with representatives of CEC, as well as with the representatives of political parties and the Working Group on electoral reforms, a body representing the political parties and non-governmental organisations.