Kyrgyzstan: CEC starts cooperation with Facebook on issues of political advertising online

BISHKEK — As Kyrgyzstan prepares for the October 4 parliamentary elections, the Central Commission for Elections and Referenda of the Kyrgyz Republic (CEC) on September 9 had an online meeting with the representatives of Facebook. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the publication of political ads, its labeling and determination of the source of payment on Facebook. The online meeting was organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) office in the Kyrgyz Republic.