Considering provisions of the Constitution, IEC is the only organization authorized and responsible for administering and supervising any kind of election in the country. Duty of the IEC as an independent, neutral and legal organization is to conduct free, fair, general and credible elections in accordance with operative laws of the country.
IEC, through holding a press conference on Mar 18, 2016, specified and proclaimed Oct 15, 2016 as E-day for conducting Wolesi Jirga and District Councils’ elections. Following the proclamation of E-day for the mentioned elections, IEC, for the purpose of conducting upcoming Wolesi Jirga and District Councils’ elections, given the date (Oct 15, 2016), set forth its operational plan.
Kabul, Afghanistan, November 18, 2015 - The training (Role of Technology in Election Management), is one of the initiatives of India International Institute of Democracy and Election Management (IIIDEM) of the Election Commission of India (ECI) held in New Delhi of India with the financial Support of UNDP. In this ten days training the participants have come from Election Management Bodies of 12 Asian Countries. The aim of the training is to see how much the technology can reduce the electoral costs and how much it can affect the accuracy and transparency of elections.
Kabul, Afghanistan, November 16, 2015 - Under Article 71 of the Electoral Law, the IEC is responsible for conducting internal election of administrative boards of provincial councils. Based on the IEC decision, the election process of administrative boards of provincial councils began by the IEC provincial offices.
Kabul, Afghanistan, November 15, 2015 - Based on the decision of the IEC, the election process of Administrative Boards of provincial councils began on Sunday November 15, 2015 in all 34 provinces of the country in the presence of civil society organizations, media and observer organizations, representatives of Independent Human Rights Commission and United Nations and successfully ended in 26 provinces.