Continuing its commitment to enhancing electoral practice through learning international best practices, representatives Election Administration of Georgia conducted a study visit to the Republic of Bulgaria. Over the course of three days exchange visit, representatives from the Election Administrations of both Georgia and Bulgaria engaged in discussions centered on the exchange of best practices related to the incorporation of electronic technologies into the electoral process.
The discussions during the visit covered topics integral to the implementation of electronic technologies in elections, technical and logistical aspects of introduction of electoral electronic technologies strategies for effective information campaigns, initiatives for voter education, the pivotal role of the media, and challenges related to disinformation. Within the framework of the meetings, representatives of the CEC of Bulgaria held a demonstration of the electronic equipment used in the election process.
Within the framework of an official visit, the delegation of the CEC of Georgia, led by the Deputy Chairperson of the CEC, Giorgi Sharabidze, also met with the representatives of the company "Information Services". The mentioned organization provides various important services to the Election administration of Bulgarian. During the meeting, the parties discussed the possibilities of using new information technologies in the election process and issues related to security.
As part of the official visit, the delegation from the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia, under the leadership of Deputy Chairperson Giorgi Sharabidze, convened with representatives from the company "Information Services." This organization plays a pivotal role in providing essential services to the Election Administration of Bulgaria. The meeting centered on exploring opportunities for integrating new information technologies into the election process and delving into pertinent security-related considerations.
On November 15-17, representatives of the CEC electoral process management, election information technologies and strategic communications departments, as well as the CEC Training Center and the Council of Europe, took part in a study visit to Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria.
A study visit organized by the Office of the Council of Europe (CoE) was carried out within the framework of the project - "Supporting Transparency, Inclusiveness and Integrity of Electoral Practices and Processes in Georgia".