European Union Election Observation Mission

Liberia 2017

EU Election Observation Mission presents Final Report

26/04/2018 - 20:35
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The Chief Observer of the EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) for the 2017 elections, Hon. Maria Arena MEP, returned to Liberia from 25-27 April 2018 to present the EOM's Final Report and recommendations.

EU EOM presents Final Report

Speaking on Thursday 26 April at a press conference to mark the publication of the report, the Chief Observer congratulated Liberia on the overall good conduct of the elections, which set a standard for other countries in the region. At the same time she noted that there is always room for further improvement in electoral processes, in all democracies and expressed the hope that the Liberian government, National Elections Commission and other stakeholders would find the EOM's recommendations a useful contribution.

Also present at the press conference was the Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation to Liberia, H.E. Hélène Cavé. She assured participants that while the EOM's work was finished with the presentation of the Final Report, the EU Delegation stands ready to support Liberia in taking forward the recommendations.

For more information about the work of the EU EOM during the 2017 elections, visit the dedicated website: http://eeas.europa.eu/election-observation-missions/eom-liberia-2017_en

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