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Thirty-eight long-term observers from EU member states and Norway arrive in Nepal on 3 November and deploy to all provinces a few days later. They observe the electoral process in their areas and report back to the core team in Kathmandu.
Twenty short-term observers from EU member states, as well as Norway and Switzerland, join the mission shortly before the first election day. A further 24 arrive for the second election day. They observe voting, counting and the tabulation of results. The mission is also joined by a delegation of Members of the European Parliament, as well as diplomatic staff from European embassies in Kathmandu.