In addition, we met with the delegates of the Carter Center, the Department of Political Science of the University of Los Andes, the Department of Political Science of the National University and the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy NIMD, in order to formalize request made in Joint Communiqué # 80 of July 5, 2016 for these organizations to select 6 experts which in joint with a representative of the Electoral Observation Mission (MOE Spanish acronym) will conform the Special Electoral Mission.
In conformity to the agreed in point 2.3.4, the Mission has the objective to formulate recommendations to the National Government that allow to ensure a greater autonomy and independence of the electoral organization and to modernize and make the electoral system more transparent, and thus give more guarantees for political participation on an equal footing and improve the quality of democracy.
Also, a meeting between representatives of the National Government and the FARC-EP took place in order to prepare the necessary logistics for the functioning of the Transitory Areas of Normalization (ZVTN Spanish acronym) and the Transitory Points of Normalization (PTN Spanish acronym).
Finally, we met with two representatives of the National University in order to formalize the request to this University to conduct the socio-economic census, with the purpose of providing the information required to facilitate the process of full reintegration of the FARC-EP to civilian life as a community and as individuals. In the next 20 days, the National University will present a proposal on the matter to the National Council of Reinstatement.