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ANNOUNCEMENT on elections to the Public Council under the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan

The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan announces the elections to the Public Council to be established under the Ministry, in order to ensure the implementation of sub-article 1.1.5 of the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated January 16, 2014 No. 89 "On the application of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated November 22, 2013 No. 816-IVQ" On public participation" pursuant to the Resolution No. 171 of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated May 30, 2014.

Applications of civil society institutions to the Public Council to participate in the elections can be made from February 26, 2021 to April 3, 2021.

Requirements for candidates for membership in the Public Council under the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the procedure for their registration

Requirements for candidates

  • any citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan capable of action who has reached the age of 16 and has high moral and ethical qualities, experience or knowledge in the field of emergency situations may be nominated for membership in the Public Council;
  • each civil society institution can nominate only one candidate for membership in the Public Council;
  • employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan may not be nominated for membership in the Public Council.

Registration of candidates

The following documents must be submitted for consideration of the candidate's registration:

  1. application for nomination of a candidate for membership in the Public Council (with telephone and e-mail address);
  2. a copy of the candidate's ID card;
  3. biography of the candidate;
  4. if the candidate is a member of a civil society institution, a copy of the document confirming that membership;
  5. a copy of the document (employment record book and other supporting documents) proving that the candidate has experience or knowledge in the field of emergency situations.

Other documents providing detailed information about the candidate may be attached to the application.

Voter requirements

  • only representatives of civil society institutions can participate in the elections to the Public Council as voters;
  • in order to participate in the elections to the Public Council as a voter, each civil society institution must nominate a representative (documents will be accepted after April 4, 2021);
  • members of the election commission may not act as voters in the elections to the Public Council.

Voter registration

The following documents must be submitted to consider the issue of voter registration:

  1. application for registration of a voter (representative of a civil society institution);
  2. a copy of the voter's ID card;
  3. a copy of the document confirming the state registration of the civil society institution;
  4. A copy of the charter of the civil society institution.

Receipt and review of documents

The issue of registration of candidates and voters shall be considered by the election commission established by the order of the Minister of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Documents for registration must be sent in electronic form to the e-mail address mikayil.ismayilov@fhn.gov.az.

 

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