To enhance communication with all members of society and electoral bodies
The National Elections Committee has identified the headquarters of the Emirates committees in all emirates of the country, as a supportive step towards facilitating the implementation of all technical and administrative matters related to the conduct of the 2015 Federal National Council elections, which are scheduled to be held on October 3.
His Excellency Tariq Hilal Lootah, Undersecretary of the Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs and Chairman of the Election Management Committee, stressed that the UAE committees are one of the most important executive bodies of the electoral process, as they act as a link between society and the National Elections Committee, and thus contribute effectively to deepening and strengthening communication with all segments. society and electoral bodies.
His Excellency said: "The headquarters of the UAE committees, with their capabilities, will constitute a reference for the citizens of the Emirates to learn about the progress of the electoral process in all its legislative, administrative and executive aspects, in addition to that it will mainly contribute to the process of raising awareness of the Federal National Council elections and the importance of participating in the electoral process through the tasks and activities that will work." To implement it in coordination with the concerned committees of the National Elections Commission.
Headquarters of the Emirates Committees
The headquarters of the Abu Dhabi Emirate Committee was located in the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry building in the Corniche area in Abu Dhabi, while the Dubai Emirate Committee was located in the Dubai World Trade Center.
In the Emirate of Sharjah, the Consultative Council of the Emirate of Sharjah has been identified as the headquarters of the committee, while the Ajman Emirate Committee will be located in the Ajman Museum and Hamid bin Rashid Hall. In Umm Al Quwain, the committee will be located in the Executive Council of the Emirate.
As for the headquarters of the Fujairah Emirate Committee, it will be in the Fujairah Chamber of Industry and Commerce, and in Ras Al Khaimah, the center of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development will be the headquarters of the Emirate Committee.
It is noteworthy that the Emirate Committee includes representatives of the Emirate Ruler's Court, the Emirate Police and the Emirate Municipality, in addition to personalities from the private sector. It coordinates with the Election Management Committee regarding technical and administrative matters related to the conduct of elections in the Emirate. It works to determine its headquarters in the Emirate and coordinate communication with the Election Management Committee. . Receiving the final list of the Electoral College and notifying the members thereof.
The Emirates committees are responsible for receiving the forms related to the electoral process from the Election Management Committee and providing them at the headquarters of the committee, suggesting electoral centers in the emirate in coordination with the Election Management Committee, and submitting candidacy application forms in the emirate to the Election Management Committee after ensuring that the conditions are met, in addition to receiving appeals, and making sure that all Data and information required therein and submitting them to the Election Management Committee.
The Emirates committees also coordinate with the municipality of the emirate to determine the locations of the electoral campaigns for the candidates, in addition to determining the locations for holding seminars and meetings that the candidates conduct with members of the electoral bodies, and receiving applications for candidacy after ensuring that the conditions are met and submitting them to the Election Management Committee.
It also plays an important role in monitoring the implementation of electoral campaign controls and rules in the emirate and submitting reports and observations regarding any violations to the Election Management Committee.