European Union External Action

EU Election Observation Mission to Tunisia in 2014

30/10/2014 - 16:48
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At the invitation of the Government of Tunisia, the EU established a mission to observe the country’s general and presidential elections in 2014.

Annemie Neyts-Uyttebroeck, a Belgian Member of the European Parliament, was Chief Observer.  

The mission included approximately 100 observers from 28 EU Member States, Canada, Switzerland and Norway. Team members were required to maintain strict impartiality and neutrality and to abide with Tunisian law. EU Election Observation Missions operate in accordance with the United Nations’ Declaration of Principles for International Election Observation and the EU Code of Conduct for Observers.