Voter Registration started on May 26, 2013
Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) conducted a coordination meeting on Election and Observation with the civil society organization and Stakeholders by hosting free& fair election foundation of Afghanistan)FEFA) On Monday 3th March, 2014. The meeting garnished with recitation of Holy Quran.
Mr. Mohammad Nayem asghary head of FEFA organization had speech about activities and Progress of their organization about election. Continuously Mr. Mohammad Farid Afghanzai the Head of information & External Relations Dept talked about update of observers Election process. The meeting ended with open discussion and next meeting date and time setting.
Independent Election Commission (IEC) conducted coordination meeting with one representative and finance officer of 2014 presidential Candidates on 24 of February 2014 in Khana-e- Khurshid Hotel, in this meeting first Mr. Mohammad Farid Afghanzai Head of information and External relation Dept. talked about observation of election process and then Mr. Khalid Orya Head of legal Dept. gave the information about finance report of 2014 presidential Candidates.
On 17th of February 2014, 4th Coordination Meeting condacted with Independent Election Commission (IEC) and Civil sciety Organization with hosting of Independent Human Rights Commission sub office, the meeting started with recitation of Holy Quran and followed with the speech of Head of AIHRC And after this Mr. Mohammad Farid Afghanzai the Head of information & External Relations Dept. talked about update of Election process. In this meeting CSOs, Representative of UNMA, Representative of Canada Embassy, Representative of Denmark Embassy participated. The meeting end by decide about the next meeting date and time.
The Chairman, Deputy Chairman and commissioners of the Independent Election Commission met with Mr. Jeffery Feltman, Deputy Special Representative of United Nation’s Secretary General in Kabul.
In the meeting, the DSRSG appreciated IEC leadership’s impartial commitment for holding the election and pledged to support the IEC financially and technically through international channels. In this meeting, Dr. Ahmad Yousuf Nouristani, the IEC Chairman talked about prepared opportunities for a free and fair election and promised that IEC staff in all levels try their best to prepare the ground for full participation of Afghans in the process to contribute to the legitimacy and credibility of the results.
Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) conducted a coordination meeting on Election, Election awareness and Election Observation with 70 representatives of national CSOs and stakeholders at Kabul Star Hotel on Wednesday 12th Feb, 2014. The meeting opened with recitation of Holy Quran; continuously Mr. Ziaulhaq Amarkhil CEO gave adequate information on election operation, Election observation and public awareness. Additionally Mr. Ahmadullah Archival Head of Public Outreach Dept presented a presentation on their plan and activities for public awareness; finally Mr. Mohammad Farid Afghanzai added some points on election observation to the participants. The meeting ended with open discussion, question and answers.
Independent Election Commission (IEC) conducted coordination meeting with one representative and finance officer of 2014 presidential Candidates on Monday 10th February 2014, at IEC HQ office media Center. In the meeting 12 representatives of six Presidential Candidates were participated to share the proposed agenda with them. The meeting opened by speech of Mr. Mohammad Farid Afghanzai Head of External Relations Department, and followed with speech of Mr. Khalid Orya Head of Legal Department, also in the meeting information provided on accreditation of monitoring by Sikandar Dawran senior officer of Accreditation. The meeting was ended after discussing and lunch.
The Independent Election Commission has been established as an independent and impartial organization under article 156 of the Afghan Constitution in order to administer and supervise every kind of elections. The Commission, based on provisions of the laws, is obliged to provide facilities for participation of all eligible voters in elections in the country.