Tajikistan seeks to improve election system
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 23 / Trend /
A two-day roundtable on Tajikistan's election system reformation has kicked off in Dushanbe today, Asia-Plus reports.
The meeting organized by Tajikistan's Central Commission for Elections and Referendum (CCER) with the support of the Venice Commission, brought together persons responsible for holding elections, representatives from the CCER, political parties, Supreme Court, Council of Justice, Ombudsman's Office, civil society and media, as well as judges and international experts.
They discussed Tajikistan's election legislation, legal regulation of election agitation, media coverage of elections, rights and duties of electoral commissions and the ways to improve the election system.
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Edited by V. Zhavoronkova