THE EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN
Address: Av. Franklin Roosevelt, 99, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
ON THE BRIEFING FOR FOREIGN AND NATIONAL JOURNALISTS
IN THE CENTRAL ELECTION COMMISSION
OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN
On September 11,
2014 was held a briefing for foreign and national journalists regarding to the
announcement of the election campaign on elections to the Legislative Chamber
of the Oliy Majlis of the
It was attended by members of the Central Electoral Commission, representatives of international and national media.
The chairman of the
Central Election Commission Mirza-Ulugbek Abdusalomov informed journalists on adopted resolution
"On the declaration of the election campaign on elections to the
Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis
Also the main
stages of a schedule of activities on the preparation and holding elections to
the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the
During the briefing especially emphasized that all activities within the campaign will be carried out by the Central Election Commission and the election commissions in strict accordance with the basic principles and requirements of the electoral law and the Program on the preparation and holding of elections to the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, regional, district and city Kengashes of people's deputies in 2014.
participants' attention was drawn to the fact that Central Election Commission
Every attempt to intervene in the election campaign or violate the requirements of the legislation in the preparation and conduction of elections will be stopped and punished in accordance with law.
The briefing participants were also introduced to recently adopted innovations of electoral legislation, directed at further democratization of the electoral system.
Thus, in the
framework of Concept of further deepening of democratic reforms and formation
of civil society in the country, in 2011, 2012 and
Therefore, a number of changes were made in the electoral legislation. They were aimed at clear identifying the forms and methods of campaigning, improving mechanisms to ensure equal conditions for candidates, political parties in the course of its implementation. Legal mechanisms to ensure transparency in the elections were improved.
Constitutional consolidation of the status of the Central Election Commission, the main principles of which are independence, legality, collegiality, transparency and justice, is vital to ensure comprehensive support for democracy, openness and transparency of elections, the legality of their conduction.
The briefing participants were also familiarized with the work being carried out during the preparatory period for the upcoming elections. In particular, the implementation of a package of measures to explain to voters the main provisions of the electoral law and the improvement of their legal culture. Performances of scientists, experts and practitioners in the media were organized. Dozens of “round tables” with the participation of representatives of civil society, scientific workshops were held.
journalists were informed about the international events conducted in May and
September of this year in
At the end of the
briefing noted that today in
the Central election commission