Indicator: 7.1 Electoral integrity
Parliament Parliament A national body of elected (or sometimes appointed) representatives that makes laws, debates issues and holds the government to account. plays a key role in setting the legal framework for free and fair elections. Elections constitute the cornerstone of any democratic society and should provide voters, candidates and political parties with equal opportunities for participation, a level playing field and a safe environment.
For the credibility of the electoral process, it is necessary for electoral law to be stable and in line with international standards. Public Public All the members of a community in general, regardless of their citizenship status. authorities should remain neutral in the electoral process. Elections should be administered by an independent electoral management body (EMB) in a transparent, impartial, open and accountable manner.
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