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PACE to observe the early parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan

15/03/2016 | Election observation

An 11-member PACE delegation, led by Jordi Xuclà, will travel to Kazakhstan to observe the conduct of the early parliamentary elections, alongside observers from the OSCE-PA and the OSCE-ODIHR.

PACE monitors welcome agreement on date for Macedonian early elections

25/02/2016 | Election observation

“We welcome the agreement reached yesterday by the Macedonian Parliament to re-schedule the early elections to 5 June 2016,” said Lise Christoffersen and Valeriu Ghiletchi,co-rapporteurs for post-monitoring dialogue.

Observation of the referendum on the new constitution in Armenia

07/12/2015 | Election observation

The relatively low turn-out, around 50% of the population, reflects the fact that the referendum was driven by political interests instead of the needs of the Armenian public, said PACE delegation.

Statement by PACE Election Observation Mission on the parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan on 1 November 2015

02/11/2015 | Election observation

The PACE Election Observation Mission said that the parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan were held in accordance with the Election Code of the country, which provides a legal framework for the democratic conduct of elections.

Turkey: voters offered a variety of choices, but process hindered by incidents of violence

02/11/2015 | Election observation

Elections offered voters a variety of choices, but the challenging security environment, and incidents of violence hindered contestants’ ability to campaign freely, the observers said.

Press conference in Baku by head of PACE election observer delegation

31/10/2015 | Election observation

Jordi Xucla, head of a 30-member election observation PACE delegation will present its preliminary conclusions at a press conference in Baku at 1 p.m. on Monday 2nd November.

PACE to observe the early parliamentary elections in Turkey

26/10/2015 | Election observation

A delegation, led by Andreas Gross, will travel to Turkey from 30 October to 2 November to observe the conduct of the early parliamentary elections, alongside observers from the OSCE-PA and the OSCE-ODIHR.

PACE team to observe Azerbaijan’s parliamentary elections

26/10/2015 | Election observation

A 30-member cross-party delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly, headed by Jordi Xuclà, is to observe Azerbaijan’s parliamentary elections on 1 November 2015.

Ukraine local elections 'generally respected the democratic process'

26/10/2015 | Election observation

Ukraine's local elections "generally respected the democratic process, but additional efforts are needed to enhance public confidence," concluded international observers, including members of PACE.

Ukraine: PACE to participate in the local elections observation mission

20/10/2015 | Election observation

A 13-member PACE delegation will participate, from 22 to 26 October 2015, in the observation mission of the local elections in Ukraine, scheduled for 25 October. It will consist of 57 observers from 25 countries.

Reforms needed to address substantial shortcomings in Belarus

12/10/2015 | Election observation

Belarus needs to reform its legal framework to ensure a thoroughly competitive political environment. This is a key condition for the long-term democratic stability of the country, said Reha Denemeç, Head of the PACE Delegation.

PACE to observe the presidential election in Belarus

09/10/2015 | Election observation

A 10-member delegation led by Reha Denemeç begins a four-day visit to Belarus to observe the conduct of the presidential election, alongside observers from the OSCE-PA and the OSCE-ODIHR.