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UNAMA Notes Progress By Government Over Election Day Security

11 Oct 2018
Afganistán
Fuente: 
ToloNews

With just over a week to go for Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Thursday that it has noted, that despite significant security challenges, progress has been made by the country's security forces to create conditions for the majority of citizens to exercise their right to vote.

Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan said in the statement: "Afghanistan’s security forces are fully responsible for providing security for the elections process." 

Una nueva generación intenta reemplazar la vieja clase política en Afganistán

11 Oct 2018
Afganistán
Fuente: 
EFE

Movidos por la inacción y los actos ilegales que han presenciado, una nueva generación de afganos, en su mayoría jóvenes bien preparados, se lanzó a la arena política para intentar reemplazar a la vieja guardia en las elecciones parlamentarias del próximo 20 de octubre.

Los jóvenes son el 60 por ciento de los más de 2.500 candidatos para 249 escaños que concurren a los comicios, la mayoría de ellos rostros famosos, periodistas, empresarios, deportistas y funcionarios del Gobierno.

Asesinado otro candidato a las elecciones parlamentarias en Afganistán

30 Sep 2018
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Expansión

Un candidato a las elecciones parlamentarias en Afganistán ha sido asesinado por hombres armados no identificados en la provincia de Ghazni (sur), según han anunciado este domingo las autoridades.

 

El portavoz del gobierno provincial, Mohamad Arif Nuri, ha detallado que el cuerpo de Mohamad Daud fue hallado el sábado en la capital provincial, Ghazni, tal y como ha recogido la agencia afgana de noticias Pajhwok.

 

Candidates Begin Campaign for Parliamentary Elections

28 Sep 2018
Afganistán
Fuente: 
ToloNews

The campaign for upcoming parliamentary elections officialy kicked off on Friday night with candidates installing billboards in the city and posting videos and pictures on social media platforms.

The vote for the Wolesi Jirga, the Lowe House of parliament, is scheduled for October 20. However, it remains unclear if voting will take place in areas held by the Taliban.

Election monitoring organizations and some officials have said insecurity is a main challenge for the upcoming elections.

Afganistán celebrará elecciones presidenciales el 20 de abril de 2019

31 Jul 2018
Afganistán
Fuente: 
La Vanguardia

Kabul, 31 jul (EFE).- Afganistán celebrará elecciones presidenciales el 20 de abril de 2019, seis meses después de los comicios parlamentarios, informó hoy a Efe una fuente de la Comisión Electoral Independiente Afgana (IEC).

La decisión de la IEC fue tomada tras "una reunión consultiva con los partidos políticos y miembros de la sociedad civil", aseguró el portavoz de la IEC Mujib-ul-Rahman Shirzad.

Plan to classify electoral districts finalized: Faisal

27 Jul 2017
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Pajhwok Afghan News

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) office on Thursday said the plan to classify electoral constituencies in districts was being referred to the Independent Election Commission (IEC) within a week after its finalization.

CEO spokesman Javid Faisal told a press conference here that the upcoming Wolesi Jirga and district council elections would be managed through needed technology and legal procedures to purchase the technology had been completed.

IEC Announces Election Date: July next year

22 Jun 2017
Afganistán
Fuente: 
ToloNews

The IEC has announced the election date for parliamentary and district council elections – 7 July 2018.   Addressing a press conference on Thursday afternoon, IEC chief Najibullah Ahmadzai said work is underway to ensure a free and fair election. Ahmadzai said the IEC has learnt much from past elections and that because of the war there are problems.  He said however, that government needs to focus on vulnerable areas in order to hold successful elections.

Massoud to Ghani: You have got no right or power to fire me

18 Abr 2017
Afganistán
Fuente: 
1News

Ahmad Zia Massoud on Tuesday strongly reacted to his dismissal as President Ashraf Ghani's Special Representative on Reforms and Good Governance.

On Monday, President Ghani in a decree ordered the dismissal of Zia Massoud and dissolved his position. The decree didn’t make clear why the move was taken.

Rejecting his dismissal, Massoud suggested that his appointment to the post came following a codified deal with the president.

“You (Ghani) have got no right or power to fire me,” Massoud said at a press conference in Kabul.

Ghani orders committee to start work on selection of election commission members

24 Sep 2016
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Khaama Press

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has instructed the selection committee which was formed to select new members for the election commissions of Afghanistan.

Deputy presidential spokesman Shah Hussain Murtazvi told reporters that the committee was instructed to start with the approval of the election law by the President.

Murtazvi further added that the leaders of the government organized a meeting in ARG Presidential Palace today to discuss the financial and security arrangements for the elections.

La democracia en Afganistán puede esperar

14 Sep 2016
Afganistán
Fuente: 
El mundo

Mustafa Mosadiq es el responsable en funciones del Departamento Electoral de Qala-e-now, la capital de la provincia de Badghis, en el noroeste de Afganistán, donde las tropas españolas estuvieron desplegadas durante siete años. Cuando se le pregunta en qué consiste su trabajo ahora, contesta con cara de circunstancias: "No tenemos electricidad, así que casi no podemos utilizar los ordenadores, ni disponemos de internet". Resumiendo, que poco pueden hacer.

Two Years After Controversial Afghan Elections, Promised Reforms Remain Stalled

12 Ago 2016
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Voice of America

Afghanistan was on the brink of a civil war when both presidential candidates claimed victory in the 2014 run-off election, which outside observers called flawed by fraud and irregularities led to a contested result.

The impasse was only resolved after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry brokered a compromise power-sharing agreement and a pledge to reform the country's electoral system.

Another hurdle for elections in 2016: MPs reject presidential decree on electoral commissions

17 Jun 2016
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Afghanistan Analysts

Had MPs approved the presidential legislative decree ‘reforming’ the electoral commissions, Afghanistan would now be significantly closer to holding parliamentary and district elections. (And the National Unity Government could have claimed to be pushing forward on electoral reform, something required by the agreement that established it.) However, after three days of ill-mannered discussion, MPs roundly rejected the decree. AAN’s Salima Ahmadi, Ali Yawar Adili, Lenny Linke and Kate Clark report on what happened and why – and what could happen next.

IEC Says it will Announce Election Date Amid Reform Controversy

16 Jun 2016
Afganistán
Fuente: 
ToloNews

The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) said Thursday that the election management body is preparing to announce the schedule for the parliamentary and district council's elections.

This comes a week after the Afghan parliament rejected a presidential legislative decree on electoral reforms, a decision that has sparked strong reactions among the election monitors.

The IEC said the it has been trying to start talks with the government and international donors to secure the budget for the elections.

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