European Union External Action

Election Follow-Up Mission Pakistan 2016

Islamabad, 10/02/2016 - 00:00, UNIQUE ID: 170131_11
Press releases

The EU Electoral Follow-up Mission (EFM) was deployed to assess electoral reform processes in Pakistan and the extent to which previous EU election-related concerns and recommendations have been addressed.

The EU Electoral Follow-up Mission (EFM) was deployed to assess electoral reform processes in Pakistan and the extent to which previous EU election-related concerns and recommendations have been addressed. The findings of the EFM will also be considered when deciding future EU support and activities in Pakistan. The EFM was led by Michael Gahler, Member of the European Parliament, and Chief Observer for the EU election observation missions (EOMs) 2008 and 2013. Mr Gahler was in Pakistan from 7 - 10 February 2016 during which time he and colleagues met with a range of stakeholders, held a round-table and issued a press release.