European Union Election Observation Mission
Timor-Leste 2017

Press and Media

• On 22 July the Timorese electoral management bodies (EMBs) demonstrated again their ability to organise well-administered, credible and inclusive elections. Voters could exercise their franchise in a peaceful environment and without undue interference. Voting, counting and tabulation were
A European Union Election Observation Mission, headed by Chief Observer Mrs Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, a member of the European Parliament observed both the 2017 Presidential and Parliamentary elections. The mission’s preliminary statement on the Timor-Leste Legislative elections was presented in a
Freedoms of expression, association and assembly were respected according to the EU EOM. Voters could cast their vote in a peaceful environment and undue interference
This third edition provides updated practical guidelines for EU observers and core team.
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Press Conference to present EU EOM Preliminary Statement on 2017 Legislative Elections
Press Conference to present EU EOM Preliminary Statement on 2017 Legislative Elections
The EU EOM presented its preliminary statement on Timor-Leste Legislative elections in Dili on 24 July.
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EU EOM Timor Leste 2017 Redeployment
EU EOM Timor Leste 2017 Redeployment
The EU EOM has redeployed the Long-term Observers for the legislative elections. in all the 13 municipalities of Timor-Leste. Service Provider and Core Team arrived before allowing to prepare their briefing and smooth deployment.
MoU between the EU and TL concerning the observation of the 2017 general elections