Elena Valenciano, Chief Observer of the EU EOM Lebanon 2018, has presented the mission's Final Report on May's parliamentary elections, with a number of recommendations for future improvements, including several addressing campaign financing, unequal access to the media and under-representation of women.
Chief Observer Elena Valenciano presents the EU EOM preliminary statement on the 6 May parliamentary elections: "A well-conducted election, but action is needed to improve access for women to political power and to strengthen the supervision of campaign finance."
Statement from Elena Valenciano MEP on the European out-of-country voting observation by 13 teams of short-term observers in ten countries. Many will travel on to Lebanon for the 6 May parliamentary elections.
Chief Observer of the EU EOM to Lebanon and Member of the European Parliament from Spain, formally launched the mission to observe the country's 6 May parliamentary elections, underlining the importance of the elections for Lebanon's stability.