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European Union Election Observation MissionKenya 2017
Press and information team
In response to an invitation by the Kenyan Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the European Union has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to observe the forthcoming general elections.
Marietje Schaake, EU EOM Kenya 2017 Chief Observer, presented the mission's final report at a press conference in Brussels. "The general elections and later fresh presidential election brought many disappointments and confrontations," she said.
Long-term observers gather with colleagues from the core team in Nairobi ahead of the election
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, reads the key conclusions of the final report on the country's 8 August and 26 October 2017 elections