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Turkey: statement by the pre-electoral delegation

07/10/2015 | Election observation

A seven-member cross-party delegation was in Ankara on 5 and 6 October, at the invitation of the Turkish delegation, for a pre-electoral visit ahead of the early parliamentary elections on 1 November;

Elections in Kyrgyzstan were competitive and offered voters a wide range of choice

05/10/2015 | Election observation

“Yesterday, voting was transparent, and voters made their choice freely among a large number of contestants,” said Meritxell Mateu Pi, Head of the PACE Delegation, regarding the parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan.

PACE delegation makes pre-electoral visit to Turkey

02/10/2015 | Election observation

A delegation led by Andreas Gross will carry out a pre-electoral mission to Turkey on 5-6 October, to assess the election campaign and political climate prior to the early parliamentary elections on 1 November.

PACE to observe parliamentary elections in the Kyrgyz Republic

01/10/2015 | Election observation

A 16-member PACE delegation led by Meritxell Mateu Pi will be in the Kyrgyz Republic from 2 to 5 October to observe the conduct of the parliamentary elections, alongside observers from OSCE-PA, OSCE-ODIHR and EP.

Azerbaijan: statement by the pre-electoral delegation

23/09/2015 | Election observation

A PACE pre-electoral delegation visited Baku on 21 and 22 September 2015 to assess the pre-election process and the preparations for the parliamentary elections to be held in Azerbaijan on 1 November 2015.

PACE delegation makes pre-electoral visit to Azerbaijan

18/09/2015 | Election observation

A five-member PACE delegation, led by Jordi Xuclà (Spain, ALDE), will carry out a pre-electoral visit to Baku on 21-22 September, to assess the electoral framework and campaign prior to the parliamentary elections.

Belarus: statement by the PACE pre-electoral delegation

09/09/2015 | Election observation

The delegation was assured by the representatives of the Belarusian authorities, that all necessary measures will be undertaken to guarantee the transparency of the electoral process including during the voting on 11 October.

PACE delegation makes pre-electoral visit to Belarus

04/09/2015 | Election observation

A delegation led by Reha Denemeç will carry out a pre-electoral mission to Belarus on 8-9 September, to assess the election campaign and political climate prior to the presidential election on 11 October.

Improving electoral processes in the Eastern Partnership countries

10/06/2015 | Election observation

Elections are the expression and cornerstone of democracy and they remain a necessary but not sufficient condition for democracy to thrive”, concluded the participants attending the conference on implementation of the right to free elections.

Parliamentary elections in Turkey

08/06/2015 | Election observation

The Turkish elections were characterised by high participation and a wide choice among strong and active parties, but the 10 per cent threshold limited political pluralism, international election observers say.

PACE to observe the parliamentary elections in Turkey

05/06/2015 | Election observation

A 29-member delegation led by Tiny Kox is in Turkey from 5 to 8 June to observe the conduct of the parliamentary elections, alongside observers from the OSCE-PA and the OSCE-ODIHR.

Parliamentary conference: implementation of the right to free elections in Eastern Partnership countries

02/06/2015 | Election observation

A conference on the “Implementation of the right to free elections in Eastern Partnership countries”, to be held in Paris on 4-5 June, will address the challenge of applying election legislation and Council of Europe standards.