European Union Election Observation Mission
Republic of Zambia, 2016

 

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PRESS RELEASE- EUROPEAN UNION ELECTION FOLLOW-UP MISSION TO ZAMBIA
The brochure "Beyond Election Day: Best practices for follow-up to EU Election Observation Missions" was launched at the European Development Days on 8 June 2017 in Brussels.
The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) for Zambia’s 2016 general elections published today its Final Report, comprising an assessment of the electoral process and offering 33 recommendations for reforms to improve future electoral processes in Zambia.
Chief Observer Cécile Kyenge presented the preliminary statement of the EU Election Observation Mission to Zambia on 13 August at a press conference in Lusaka. The findings of the Mission's long-term observation concluded that election day was generally well-administered and peaceful, but the
Long queues and generally peaceful environment characterized the polling stations that EU election observers visited in the early morning of election day. Chief Observer Cecily Kyenge said the huge number of people at the polling stations shows that Zambians understand the importance of elections,
The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) deployed 56 short-term observers (STOs) to reinforce its teams in the ten provinces of Zambia ahead of the 11 August elections. The short-term observers joined the Mission’s long-term observers (LTOs) who have been in Zambia since mid-July,
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An EU Election Follow-up Mission (EFM) was deployed from 27 May to 19 June in Zambia and was led by Cecile Kyenge, former Chief Observer of the 2016 EU Election Observation Mission (EU EOM). The EFM assessed the status of implementation of the recommendations of the EOM based on extensive
On 11 August 2016, the Republic of Zambia held its sixth general elections since the reintroduction of multi-party democracy in late 1990. Following an invitation from the Government of the Republic of Zambia and the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ), the European Union Election Observation
On 11 August 2016, the Republic of Zambia held its sixth general elections since the reintroduction of multi-party democracy in late 1990. Following an invitation from the Government of the Republic of Zambia and the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ), the European Union Election Observation