Weekly Monitoring Report of Wolesi Jirga 23rd – 28th June, 2018

Being exci tement over becoming a lawmaker Nowadays the electoral market is driving high, especially the enthusiasm of representation in parliament among thousands of people registered by IEC. This excitement unlike everyone’s habit and invasion of entry to the parliament is not only worthless, but it is a kind of complication of political backwardness emanated from collective frustration that affected the community. It means at a time when the gap between…

Press Release

Date: 03/06/2018 ETWA Vision about the Role of Political Parties in Election Process Political Parties and other similar institutions constitute fundamental part of democracy, which serve as significant partners to elections in a society. Political parties play effective role in countries that possess good governance and enormous parliaments. Election and Transparency Watch Organization of Afghanistan (ETWA) strongly supports allocation of quota for political parties in next parliament as well as active role of them…

Press Release

Date: 28-May-2018 ETWA views on Right to Participate in Elections, Electoral Constituencies and Candidates’ Registration Right to Participate in Elections: One of the basic Principles of Election Process is to be public and inclusive, eligible voters must participate in Election Process in order to legitimize the process in the country. However, according to observation of the Election and Transparency Watch Organization of Afghanistan (ETWA) and official figures of Afghan security organs and…

Press Statement

Sunday, 22nd. April. 2018 ETWA Viewpoint on Poor Participation of People in Voter Registration Process Luckily, the Voter Registration Process has been launched by the Independent Election Commission (IEC) in Provincial Capitals of (34) Provinces, which is an important step toward holding the upcoming Parliamentary and District Council’s Elections. Even though a week passed since the beginning of the Registration Process, the participation level of people is…

A Joint Press Release

Sunday – 4/2/2018 CSOs Concerns on Preparation’s for Next Elections and the Electoral Reforms Afghan Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) are very concerned about the processes of Electoral Reforms and preparations for upcoming Elections, pointing to the below factors: Draft proposals of the Special Electoral Reforms Commission’s or SERC on the amendment of Electoral laws, Selection Committee, Independency of the Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs), voting system and other issues have been ignored…

Weekly Monitoring Report of Wolesi Jirga 13th – 18th Jan – 2018

Lawmakers Approve Next Year’s Draft Budget The Wolesi Jirga, or the Lower House of Parliament on Wednesday approved the next Afghan calendar year’s budget draft This comes just days before the parliamentarians are set to break for their winter recess of 45 days. A month back, the legislators rejected the draft budget, citing issues including lack of balance and significant lower allocation for development spending. The argued that the budget…

Weekly Monitoring Report of Wolesi Jirga 13th – 18th Jan – 2018

Lawmakers Approve Next Year’s Draft Budget The Wolesi Jirga, or the Lower House of Parliament on Wednesday approved the next Afghan calendar year’s budget draft. This comes just days before the parliamentarians are set to break for their winter recess of 45 days. A month back, the legislators rejected the draft budget, citing issues including lack of balance and significant lower allocation for development spending. They argued that the budget…

Press Release

Sunday – 7th.January. 2018 ETWA Expresses Concerns on the Process of Appointing a New IEC Commissioner The Election and Transparency Watch Organization of Afghanistan (ETWA) is closely observing the process of appointing a new Commissioner for the Independent Election Commission or IEC. ETWA is concerned with the process, which moves forward in contradiction with the president’s decree on electoral laws, would further undermine IEC’s independence and limit opportunities to establish a political…

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Being exci tement over becoming a lawmaker Nowadays the electoral market is driving high, especially the enthusiasm of representation in… Read More
Date: 03/06/2018 ETWA Vision about the Role of Political Parties in Election Process Political Parties and other similar institutions constitute fundamental… Read More
Date: 28-May-2018 ETWA views on Right to Participate in Elections, Electoral Constituencies and Candidates’ Registration Right to Participate in Elections: One of… Read More
Sunday, 22nd. April. 2018 ETWA Viewpoint on Poor Participation of People in Voter Registration Process Luckily, the… Read More

A Joint Press Release

February 4, 2018
Sunday – 4/2/2018 CSOs Concerns on Preparation’s for Next Elections and the Electoral Reforms Afghan Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) are very… Read More
Lawmakers Approve Next Year’s Draft Budget The Wolesi Jirga, or the Lower House of Parliament on Wednesday approved the next… Read More
Lawmakers Approve Next Year’s Draft Budget The Wolesi Jirga, or the Lower House of Parliament on Wednesday approved the next… Read More

Press Release

January 8, 2018
Sunday – 7th.January. 2018 ETWA Expresses Concerns on the Process of Appointing a New IEC Commissioner The Election and Transparency Watch… Read More
Senate Appreciates Trump Tweet About Pakistan The Meshrano Jirga or Upper House of the Parliament on… Read More
The recent statement by UNAMA representative at the UN General Assembly indicates that despite the commitment of national unity… Read More
Joint Body Endorses Ghani Decree on E-ID Cards A joint commission, representing both branches of the parliament on Monday approved… Read More

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