“The commissioners reviewed the latest developments on the electoral preparations, including ensuring the exercise of the right to vote for displaced voters and adopting a number of techniques for the upcoming elections. The Commission also identified the technical aspects that require the most international support.”
For his part, Kubic welcomed the progress being made so far in preparing for the elections to be held on 12 May 2018 according to time frames stipulated by the Constitution of Iraq. ”
Kubic said that” the House of Representatives elections of 2018 should be conducted in full conformity with the constitutional time frame, and necessary The Electoral Commission to work with stakeholders in order to conduct it and provincial elections in a timely manner and in a comprehensive, reliable and transparent “He
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“The Commission should be enabled to make all preparations throughout the country, and it is also important to maintain close cooperation and coordination between the electoral institutions in both Baghdad and the Kurdistan region,” Kubic said.
At the meeting in Baghdad, the UN official reiterated the continued commitment of the United Nations to provide greater support for future elections in Iraq.
He referred to the dispatch of the United Nations Headquarters “Electoral Needs Assessment Mission” in its first phase to assess and identify aspects that required further electoral support from the United Nations.