International Foundation for Election Systems /IFES/ renders the government of Azerbaijan and Central Election Commission a technical assistance in connection with upcoming Presidential elections in the country. Chief of the IFES’s Baku office Charles Lasham announced at the on July 9 press conference that the organization had issued the new Election Code and distributed it among political parties, NGOs and population. The Code is also expected to be issued in English, and spread among representative offices of the international organizations in Baku. The Report related to the Election Code being prepared by the organization will be made public soon, as well. To provide transparency of the election process, voting papers will be encoded, and three-color pasteboard voting protocol will be numbered. Embassy of Germany undertook manufacturing and delivery to Azerbaijan of the transparent voting boxes, which will be used in the course of the election.The voters and divisional election commissions will be instructed by the specially created groups consisting of the representatives of IFES and Central Electoral Commission..
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