The European Council has asked for dialogue and consensus for the realization of electoral reform.
The Chief of the European Council’s office asked the political parties for the implementation of recommendations handed down by the Venice commission and the OSCE/ODIHR.
While participating at the workshop ‘The Structure for the Monitoring of Political Parties Funds and Electoral Reform’, the chief of European Council’s office said that the reforms should be realized progressively.
“We want to see a process of reform realized through dialogue and compromise, with consideration to the recommendations by the European Council, the OSCE/ODIHR and the Venice Commission.
“The European Council is committed to supporting the electoral reform.
“We will contribute to strengthening the legislation for political parties and understanding the finances of electoral campaigns” – declared the chief of the European council’s office.
Present at the workshop, the chairman of the Central Election Commission spoke of the need to improve the legal framework for parties’ funds.
He went on to give assurances that the recommendations of the European Council and the OSCE are a top priority of the institution he leads.
The chairman of the central election commission declared that the focus of the coming electoral reform will be based on financial transparency, especially regarding campaign activity.