CWithin the organization by the Central Election Commission, a regional seminar was organized for members of Expert Groups in Sheki

27 december 2023 11:55

Early Presidential elections in our country have been appointed to for February 7 in next year. In order to arrange the elections in a free, fair and transparent way, the Central Election Commission (CE) is carrying out large-scale activities not only in the capital, also in the regions.

Within the framework of the joint-project of the Central Election Commission with the Institute of Law and Human Rights, the following regional seminar "On the investigation of appeals related to the election right" was organized in Sheki.

Specialists on law and human rights, as well as members of Expert Groups of Constituency Election Commissions (Con.ECs) Ismayilli, Gabala, Oguz, Sheki, Gakh, Zagatala and Balakan participated in the event.

Mr. Bakhsheyish Asgarov, CEC Member reported on the topic of "Requirements of the legislation on investigation of appeals and complaints related to violation of electoral rights and principles of investigation of complaints" at the seminar.

Mr. Vafaddin Ibayev, Member of the Expert Council of the Institute of Law and Human Rights made a presentation on "Free election right in the European Convention on Human Rights (Part I)".

During the speeches, the participants were also provided detailed information about the topics upon using visual aids.

Later, topics on "Review of election-related appeals by Con.ECs, the basics of the activities of Expert Groups", "Free election right in the European Convention on Human Rights (Part II)", the basics of the activities of Expert Groups related to elections, practical exercises on cases, discussions about solving mock tests and other issues were heard and information was provided in the seminar.

After the practical part of the event has ended, the CEC representatives held exercises on cases related to election legislation and expert activity, and Con.EC members were involved in the solution of mock tests.

Additionally, a new guidebook prepared for the first time for the members of the Expert group, which will be helpful was distributed.