Representatives of the Republic Election Commission of Serbia (RIK) are getting familiarized with the experience of the Election Administration of Georgia. The study tour commenced at the Central Election Commission (CEC).
Giorgi Kalandarishvili, CEC Chairperson, and Srdjan Smiljanić, RIK Secretary, opened the meeting. Giorgi Kalandarishvili underscored the importance of experience sharing between election administrations and stated that the Georgian side would detail Serbian colleagues on successful reforms and novelties implemented by the Election Administration during the two-day.
“Reforms and progress made by the Election Administration in the recent period do not remain unnoticed by the election administrations of other countries. A good indicator of this is that today we are hosting the Serbian Election Commission Delegation. We share with them our experience in important topics such as the increase in transparency, technology adoption, electronic services development, etc. I believe that the mentioned will support the Serbian Election Commission to carry out its activities efficiently. Meetings based on sharing information and practices help to deepen cooperation with other countries" election organizations; it also enables us to look at other countries" good practices and consider them during planning/implementing our activities to the extent possible”, - said Giorgi Kalandarishvili.