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European Union Election Observation MissionKenya 2017
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Election observation is a vital EU activity aiming to promote democracy, human rights and the rule of law worldwide.
Chief Observer Marietje Schaake presented the Preliminary Statement of the EU EOM Kenya 2017 in Nairobi, two days after the country's general elections.
The 30 long-term observers of the EU EOM Kenya 2017 deployed to 13 locations around the country today (27 June) to begin the mission’s long-term observation of the general elections, scheduled for 8 August. They will be operating in 15 teams of two to observe all aspects of the electoral process
Marietje Schaake, EU EOM Kenya 2017 Chief Observer, speaks on the mission's ongoing work before Kenya's 8 August general elections