3rd day (Saturday, 5 September 2009)  

8.30 – 9.30                 ACEEEO Executive Board meeting

Chair:Garegin Azaryan, President, Central Election Commission of Armenia,President

9.30 – 11.00                Plenary session: Elections in the ACEEEO region I.

Chair: Volodymyr Shapoval, Chairman, Central Election Commission of Ukraine

Ms Arpineh Galfayan, RBI, and Ms Anna Solyom, ACEEEO Secretariat – Joint presentation of ACEEEO and RBI on ACE Electoral Knowledge Network, Regional Centres and BRIDGE 

Narratives of ACEEEO member states

Harutyun Shahbazyan, Deputy Head of the Chairman, CEC of Armenia, Local elections, 28 September 2008

Lidia Ermoshina, Chairperson, CEC of the Republic of BelarusPractical development of the election processes

Zenonas Vaigauskas, Chairman, CEC of Lithuania, Parliamentary elections, 12 October 2008

11.00 - 11.15              Coffee break 

11.15 – 12.30              Plenary session: Elections in the ACEEEO region II. 

Chair: Csaba Tiberiu Kovacs, Secretary General, Permanent Electoral Authority of Romania

Narratives of ACEEEO member states

Aleksandar Novakoski, President, CEC of Macedonia, Presidential & Local elections, 22 March 2009

Vedran Hadzovic, Member, CEC of Bosnia & Herzegovina, Local elections, 5 October 2008

Renata Lapti, Vice President, CEC of Moldova, Parliamentary elections, in April and in July 2009

Zdravka Cufar Saric, Vice President, CEC of Croatia, Experience and practice of Local elections, 17 May 2009 ; Summary

Elena Markova, Vice Chairman, CEC of Bulgaria, Parliamentary elections, June in English in Russian

12.30 – 13.30              Lunch on behalf of the CEC of Armenia (Restaurant of Ani Plaza Hotel)

13.30 – 15.20              ACEEEO General Assembly Meeting

Chair: Garegin Azaryan, President of the Central Election Commission of Armenia,President of the ACEEEO

Main subjects:

1.       Recommendations of the 18th ACEEEO Conference

o   Zsolt Szolnoki, ACEEEO - Recommendations of the 18th ACEEEO Conference in English in Russian

o   András Keil, Republican Institute - Recommendations of the Sociologistsin Englishin Russian

2.      Current projects

o   Attila Kaszás, ACEEEO, presentation of the ‘Developing accurate voters’ list in transitional democracies’ project’s overview

o   European Parliamentary Elections, ACE Project, IFE-ACEEEO collaboration, Afghan-ICDT Project, ACEEEO journal

3.      Report on activities of 2008-2009

o   Report of the Secretary General

o   Financial report, Máté Radics, ACEEEO

4.      New members’ enrolment and the new Honorary Member

5.      Work plan for 2010

6.      Decision about the location and theme of the 2010’s conference

7.      Election of the new president of the ACEEEO

8.      Zsolt Szolnoki: Suggestions for the celebration of the 20th Anniversary Conference of the ACEEEO in 2011 

15.20 – 15.30                         Closing remarks

Garegin Azaryan, President, CEC of Armenia, Former President, ACEEEO

Zoltán Tóth, Secretary General, ACEEEO

New President of the ACEEEO 

15.30 – 15.50              Coffee Break 

16.30 – 17.30              Tour to Echmiadzin, the Centre for the Armenian Apostolic Church,the Residence of Catholicos of All Armenians 

18.00 – 20. 00             Visit to Ararat Wine Factory

20.00                             Closing dinner on behalf of the ACEEEO, (Restaurant “Bellagio”)