European Union External Action

EU election observation mission to Sierra Leone in 2002

15/05/2002 - 15:08
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At the invitation of the Government of Sierra Leone, the European Union established a mission to observe the presidential and parliamentary elections there on 14 May 2002.

The EU EOM was headed by Chief Observer Johan Van Hecke (BE), a member of the European Parliament (MEP).

The observers were deployed throughout the country. They met government and electoral officials, candidates and political parties, civil society representatives and the media.