EU observers to monitor Kosovo election

Observers from EU member countries will monitor the second round of local elections in Kosovo.

EU observers to monitor Kosovo election

World Bulletin / News Desk

European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) on Friday sent observers to Kosovo to monitor the second round of local elections on December 1.

A total of 71 short-term observers from EU and 20 long-term observers from the OSCE team will jointly monitor the process.

Observers came from 26 EU member states, and from Norway and Switzerland.

"I hope that presence of EU EOM will help to increase the confidence in election process and encourage the citizens to vote in peaceful environment," said Peter Palmer, deputy head of Observation Mission.

On the day of elections, observers will visit the polls in order to monitor their opening, as well as process of voting and counting the votes. After that, they will observe the process of possible complaints till the end of results' announcement.

After December 1, EU EOM will announce their preliminary view about the process. Final report - with recommendations for future elections - will be published at the beginning of 2014.

Last Mod: 29 Kasım 2013, 16:35
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