Kabul, Afghanistan, March 31, 2015 - Under Article 156 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) has been established and is responsible for administering and supervising any kind of elections and referring to general public opinion in the country.
Kabul, Afghanistan, March 11, 2015 - In an interview with media, the IEC chairman Dr. Ahmad Yousuf Nuristani says that he welcomes any kind of legal reforms in Electoral commissions.
He says that some media groups, civil societies and some members of the parliament are trying to disgrace the electoral system. He added that they would not let anyone who are trying to bring illegal reforms according to their own wishes.
Kabul, Afghanistan, March 10, 2015 - The IEC celebrated International Women’s Day on March 10, 2015 within its media center.
The event was attended by Mr. Ahmad Yosuf Nooristani, Chairman of the IEC, commissioners, Mr. Awrangzib, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, heads of departments and female staff of the IEC.
First of all, Mr. Nooristani talked about the importance of a woman in Islam and a society.
Kabul, Afghanistan, March 04, 2015 - A workshop on ‘Institutionalizing Gender Equity in IEC’ was held on 1 March 2015 in IEC jointly organized by the Department of the Capacity Building and Training, and the Gender Unit. The workshop was targeted for the heads of the departments and key personnel in the department. The objectives of the workshop was to share on the progresses, gaps and challenges relating to IEC’s gender efforts, and to share key elements for the gender strategy and invite inputs from the head of the departments.