FEFA’s Brief Report on the Second Phase of Voter Registration Process

The second phase of voter registration (VR) began on 5 November 2008 in 10 Provinces. Based on its action plan, FEFA managed to observe the voter registration process in all 10 provinces selected by the IEC for this phase (Kabul, Balkh, Baghlan, Jowzjan, Kunduz, Samangan, Herat, Badghis, Faryab and Paktia).The IEC opened 326 voter registration centers in these provinces, with 1928 stations. Prior to the deployment of the observer teams, 10 provincial master trainers received two days of extensive training at FEFA headquarters. After receiving training they were sent to their respective provinces where they conducted one day training for 298 observers...

Download The Report

FEFA's Report on 3rd Phase of Voter Registration Process

Summary:

The Independent Electoral Commission commenced the third phase of the VR process in six provinces on 13th December 2008 and concluded it on 11th January 2009. Based on the IEC plan, in this phase 124 centers covering 576 stations were established.
Based on its action plan for the third phase of voter registration, FEFA managed to observe 70% of the voter registration process in 6 provinces (Nangarhar, Laghman, Khost, Farah, Paktika, and Zabul). Every FEFA observer has managed to observe at least 3 relevant stations of a VR center. So FEFA has effectively managed to observe the third phase of the VR process.
Also, 6 provincial master trainers received extensive training at FEFA HQ in Kabul and after receiving training they were deployed to their respective provinces where they conducted one day training for 136 observers, including 42 women. The training provided the observers with the following skills: the importance of observation to the VR process, observation methodology, practical exercises for using the checklists, conducting interviews, reporting system and timeline, etc.
The reporting methodology of FEFA requires it’s provincial and district officers and observers to report in three formats:

FEFA's Report on 3rd Phase of Voter Registration Process

Summary:

The Independent Electoral Commission commenced the third phase of the VR process in six provinces on 13th December 2008 and concluded it on 11th January 2009. Based on the IEC plan, in this phase 124 centers covering 576 stations were established.
Based on its action plan for the third phase of voter registration, FEFA managed to observe 70% of the voter registration process in 6 provinces (Nangarhar, Laghman, Khost, Farah, Paktika, and Zabul). Every FEFA observer has managed to observe at least 3 relevant stations of a VR center. So FEFA has effectively managed to observe the third phase of the VR process.
Also, 6 provincial master trainers received extensive training at FEFA HQ in Kabul and after receiving training they were deployed to their respective provinces where they conducted one day training for 136 observers, including 42 women. The training provided the observers with the following skills: the importance of observation to the VR process, observation methodology, practical exercises for using the checklists, conducting interviews, reporting system and timeline, etc.
The reporting methodology of FEFA requires it’s provincial and district officers and observers to report in three formats:

Observation report of the Recount of the votes for the Nangarhar Provincial Council _ 24 Oct 2009

After, continual objections raised by some candidates for the Nangarhar provincial council regarding suspected defrauding of the poll results, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) decided to recount the votes of Nangarhar province for the Provincial Council.

The recount process commenced in the presence of the candidates’ agents, ECC representatives and FEFA observers at the Nangarhar Provincial Electoral office on 05 Nov 2009 and ended on 14 Nov 2009. FEFA having three of its observers on the ground; observed the entire process and hereby, presents the following short report...

Download The Report

Voter Regeistration observation 2009

FEFA, Afghanistan’s only domestic election observation agency, observed the voter registration process that took place between October 2008 and February 2009, in four phases throughout the country. This process registered around 4.5 million new voters in time for the presidential elections in 2009. FEFA believes that the process was a successful effort that enabled Afghanistan to move forward towards democratization.
FEFA observed the process with the help of trained volunteers throughout the country and in doing do the organization found instances of great work by all involved however it has also identified areas that can and should be improved.
FEFA hopes that all involved, including the IEC, the Afghan Government, the civil society institutions all view the findings of this report in good spirit and use it to improve the Afghan people experience of democracy.

Download The Report

FEFA

Kartee- 4 Hajari Najari Street, Behind Russian Cultural Institute, House#013

Tel:+93-799 -310664

Web site: www.fefa.org.af

    

Smart Search

Photo Gallery