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Posts Tagged ‘European Union Election Observation Mission’ (3 found)

A well-run, Competitive Election with Legal Reforms and Procedural Improvements Remaining

YANGON 10 November 2015 – “The 2015 general elections are a historic juncture in the democratic transition of Myanmar. The poll was well organised and voters had a real choice between different candidates. In the future, constitutional, legal and procedural improvements will be required for truly genuine elections”, summarised Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) the Preliminary Statement of the mission
today in a press conference in Yangon […]

November 10, 2015  •  By European Union Election Observation Mission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Preliminary Statement: A well-run Election Day and Competitive Polls Mark Myanmar’s Critical 2015 Elections, with Key Legal Reforms and Procedural Improvements still Required

Myanmar has embarked on a historic political reform process. The holding of competitive elections on 8 November 2015, contested by 91 parties and over 6,000 candidates, is an important milestone in the country’s democratic transition. On Election Day, EU observers reported that the voters of Myanmar turned out in large numbers and calmly cast their votes in a generally well-run polling process, with secrecy of the vote respected […]

November 10, 2015  •  By European Union Election Observation Mission  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

EU Election Observation Mission Deploys 62 Short-term Observers – Over 150 EU Observers in Total to Observe on Election Day

YANGON 5 November – The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar deployed today 62 short-term observers throughout the country. The group is the third contingent, following the core team and the 30 long-term observers, which have arrived in Myanmar from 26 September […]

November 5, 2015  •  By European Union Election Observation Mission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤