Some host countries, such as Canada and some European countries, only allow external votes in embassies or consulates or by mail. When external votes are held in a country`s consulates or embassies, agreements with host countries are often not necessary. Although external surveys must be conducted by mail and vote, the need for agreements with host countries is less urgent. However, agreements may still be essential to ensure critical support from the host country. When external votes are held in several countries, the host country`s agreements often vary from country to country. A degree of standardization between agreements is essential to ensure the transparency and integrity of the electoral process, particularly on sensitive issues such as voting authorization and registration. However, if elections are held in several countries at different levels of development, some procedural and logistical differences may be inevitable. As noted above, it may also be necessary for certain elements of an agreement on a host country, particularly those that protect the data collected during the process, to remain in force after an agreement or agreement has expired. Such a clause would be particularly appropriate to protect against the exchange of information gathered during the external voting programme for purposes other than the facilitation of voting. The CPA and the host country cooperate to ensure that adjudicators, pcA staff and participants in the procedure (. B, for example, lawyers, agents and witnesses) may perform their duties under conditions similar to those guaranteed by the CPA`s headquarters agreement with the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is important that the host country`s agreement ensures that the host country provides the facilities and services necessary for PCA-managed procedures (e.g.
B office and meeting and secretariat premises) and regulates the privileges and immunities granted by the host country to warrant officers and participants in procedures managed by the CPA (for example. B, certain exceptions and immunities under certain conditions of written or written court proceedings). The APC and the host country can also set up an APC agency on the territory of the host country. When negotiating host agreements to facilitate external voting programmes, there are a number of important criteria that need to be recognized and protected. In order to make their dispute resolution services more accessible, the CPA adopted a policy to conclude „host country agreements“ with the parties to the 1899 or 1907 Pacific International Dispute Settlement Agreement.