E-voting: Lessons learnt and future challenges


This is the overview of the the conference “E-voting: lessons learnt and future challenges” (27-28 October 2006 in Tallinn, Estonia), organised by the Council of Europe, the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Estonian National Electoral Committee and the Estonian e-Governance Academy.

The conference brought together international scholars and practitioners form various disciplines to discuss a range of topics relating to e-voting. The purpose of the conference was “to understand the Estonian e-voting experience and to put it into a wider context”. The central themes focused on both legal and practical problems and the challenges of e-voting as well as on the general use of the internet in political campaigns in order to raise the participation of voters.