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Final Report - The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to The Gambia 2017

01/10/2017 - 01:46
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The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to The Gambia has released its Final Report, providing a comprehensive assessment of the electoral process against The Gambia’s laws, as well as its regional and international commitments to democratic elections. The Final Report also includes a list of 31 recommendations for consideration by the authorities and other electoral stakeholders on how to improve future elections, granting the electorate full enjoyment of fundamental rights and freedoms.

The Final Report follows up on the mission’s Preliminary Statement, released at a press conference in Banjul on 8 April. The mission’s initial conclusion was - “Goodwill on behalf of the people and institutions of The Gambia provided for the restoration of key democratic rights”.