Title: academic course in Election Law for university students
Goal: enhancing necessary professional knowledge of university students in election law, developing their practical skills and civic awareness
Target group: bachelor students of the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Political and Social Studies, and the Faculty of Journalism from partner teaching universities.
Teaching modules: the concept of elections, types and periodicity of elections; electoral systems, Georgia’s election law sources and principles; electoral process and the instittuion in charge of the electoral process management; powers and rule of operation of the Election Administration of Georgia; electoral stakeholders; voter registration; preelection campaign (agitation); legal support to holding preelection campaign; funding elections; voting time and place; opening a polling station, procedures prior to polling; the voting process; closing a polling station; summarizing polling results; summarizing/determining polling and electino results; electoral disputes; the president of Georgia elections. The Parliament of Georgia elections; local self-government and representative body-city assembly elections; self-governing city mayour (self-governing community executive officer) elections; referendum, plebiscite. It should be noted that law students took part in staged trials held at five universities as part of the program
Impelementation period: September 18, 2018 - January 29, 2019
Attendance statistics: 295 students took the academic course and participated in the training, including 189 - female; 106 - male.