Representatives of the Election Administration (EA) received training on "Election Cycle Management - Planning, Reporting, Monitoring, and Evaluation."
Giorgi Kalandarishvili, Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia, along with Frank Deschler, Deputy Head of the Council of Europe (CoE) Department for Elections and Participatory Democracy delivered opening remarks at the training. They spoke about the importance of effective planning, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation to ensure transparency in the election process.
For two days, the training participants worked on important issues such as strategic planning - SWOT and GAP analysis, development of the 2023-2025 logical framework, risks, and critical assumptions for 2023-2025. The training also covered the following topics: “monitoring and evaluation - SMART indicators” and “reporting standards”.
The event was held in June1-2, with the support of the Council of Europe (CoE) project "Support to Transparency, Inclusion, and Credibility of Election Practices and Processes in Georgia". The training was attended by heads of the CEC structural units and the CEC Center for Electoral Systems Development, Reforms, and Training, as well as the chairpersons of the District Election Commissions.