Support to the Afghan Elections Project Phase II of UNDP (National Assembly Elections)

Contract partner: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme - Afghanistan Country: Afghanistan Funding amount: € 100.000,00 Project start: 01.08.2005 End: 31.12.2005

Short Description:

Overall goal

The UNDP-implemented Afghan Elections Phase II project aims to provide comprehensive support to the preparation and organization of the national assembly elections on 18 September 2005. The project will facilitate the work of the newly established Independent Afghan Electoral Commission and the Joint Electoral Management Body in the following areas: (1) resource mobilization and management, (2) operational support, including additions and corrections to the register of voters, (3) polling; (4) risk management/security; (5) public outreach; and (6) facilitation of international electoral observation.

The Austrian contribution of EURO 100.000,- adds to the concerted effort of the International Community to close the financing gap for these imminent elections.

project number 2173-03/2005
source of funding OEZA
sector Staatsführung & Zivilgesellschaft, allgemein
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