Columbia International Affairs Online: Working Papers

CIAO DATE: 05/2009

Report on Bosnia and Herzegovina Observation Mission

Mastora Stanikzai, Zikria Barakzai, Mohammad Hashim

December 2006

Academy of Political Science


Based on Afghanistan’s constitution, IEC as a governmental Institution is responsible to conduct any type of election and referendums in Afghanistan. IFES (International Foundation for Election Systems) as an International non-profit organization supporting the build of democratic societies, supporting IEC in different ways. The observation mission to BiH funded and facilitated by IFES. The mission arrived in Sarajevo on 27th September 2006 and left Sarajevo on 3rd October 2006. The report covers the information regarding BiH over view, administrative structure of Bih, main activities of mission during their stay in BiH and finally findings and recommendations.