When: 12 July 2012, 15:00 - 13 July 2012, 17:30
Organized by: Irish Chairmanship and the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
This Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) will provide a platform to discuss best practices in follow-up and implementation of the OSCE commitments on democratic elections and explore strategies and key issues in election observation. The SHDM will also address such election-related matters as universal and equal suffrage rights, legal framework, media, campaign financing, and gender.
The meeting will address the topic through the following three sessions:
Recommendations may be addressed to participating States, OSCE at large, OSCE institutions, including the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, OSCE field operations, other inter-governmental organizations, as well as civil society actors in OSCE participating States.
Registration: Online registration for all participants is available at: http://meetings.odihr.pl. Participants wishing to attend are requested to register by Wednesday, 4 July 2012. Registered participants will be able to collect their badges in the Hofburg Congress Centre, in the main entrance hall as of Thursday, 12 July 2012, from 09:00. Registration during the Meeting will also be available on the spot.
Substantive content matters: Ms. Nicola Schmidt, at Nicola.Schmidt@odihr.pl or +48 22 52 00 672
Organizational matters: Ms. Saida Manieva at Saida.Manieva@odihr.pl or +48 22 52 00 657
Registration: Ms. Anna Sierant at Anna.Sierant@odihr.pl or +48 22 52 00 627
Organization of side events: Mr. Ireneusz Stepinski at Ireneusz.Stepinski@odihr.pl or +48 22 52 00 658