What is the mandate of the Election Observation Mission? Following an invitation from the Election Commission of Sri Lanka, the EU has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to observe the presidential election. This
Author: Election Observation Mission to Sri Lanka 2019 - Publication date: 22/11/2019
Presidential elections in Sri Lanka took place on Saturday 16 November. The election campaign and process have unfolded in an overall peaceful environment, despite reports of a few violent incidents. This confirms the stability of the democratic institutions and attachment of the Sri Lankan people
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 18/11/2019
"A peaceful and technically well-managed electoral process marred by an uneven playing field". Chief Observer Marisa Matias presents the preliminary statement on the mission's observation of the 16 November presidential election.
Author: Election Observation Mission to Sri Lanka 2019 - Publication date: 18/11/2019
Clip 3 of Deputy Chief Observer Dimitra Ioannou's address to the media and guests. Here she describes the EU's long-term democratic support to Sri Lanka, including five previous election observation missions carried out since 2000.
Author: Election Observation Mission to Sri Lanka 2019 - Publication date: 04/11/2019