European Union External Action

EU election observation mission to Peru in 2001

10/04/2001 - 15:49
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At the invitation of the Government of Peru, the European Union established a mission to observe the general elections there in April 2001.

The mission was composed of a core team of six persons who arrived in Peru on 23 February. It was headed by the Chief Observer Eva Zetterberg, Vice-President of the Swedish Parliament.

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