They have highlighted that, despite the tremendous security risks and obvious logistical difficulties which exist in Iraq, the IECI has developed and implemented a referendum process that generally conforms to internationally recognized electoral standards.
The IECI is to be congratulated on its tremendous achievements, as it continues building the necessary foundations to ensure the progress of democracy in Iraq, particularly given the short time frames and extremely difficult circumstances facing Iraq in this period of transition," added Dr.
The IMIE preliminary reports stressed that the IECI has been under significant pressure to manage three electoral events within a period of one year.
The Convention for facilitating the international circulation of Films of an Educational Character, initiated by the IECI
in Rome, proposed to carry out a wide set of measures for promoting an international exchange of films including granting an exemption from customs fees, setting technical standards, and improving information exchange.
Ballots were taken to IECI
headquarters in Baghdad for processing and counting.
claimed that these irregularities were a manifestation of the poor security situation in Ninewah, Anbar, and other regions and not a problem that exclusively affected a particular segment of the population.
said its three employees were ambushed by unknown insurgents armed with AK-47s and hand grenades on a Baghdad road while travelling to work by car.
0 MW proves to be a best-seller turbine, optimising energy production and driving down the overall cost of energy for IECI
and IECII sites, comments Juan Araluce, acting President, Vestas Mediterranean and Chief Sales Officer, Vestas Wind Systems A/S.
Embedded 14 technical experts within the IECI
who worked in full partnership with the UN.
The team met officials of the IECI
, political entities, a number of civil society organizations and representatives of the international community in Iraq.
Throughout the course of this year, our member electoral commissions are dedicated to travelling this important road together with the IECI
, our newest colleague, and with the Iraqi people," said Mr.
The report, which has been provided to the IECI
and to the Iraqi government, will inform the IMIE Steering Committee's overall assessment of the December 15, 2005 Iraqi elections.