A Delegação da União Europeia na República de Cabo Verde prevê lançar um novo convite a apresentação de propostas para as Organizações da Sociedade Civil, ao abrigo do Programa Temático para Organizações da Sociedade Civil e Autoridades Locais, em 2016.
In accordance with Article 8 of the Cotonou Agreement, the Government of the Republic of Uganda and the European Union (EU) held on 28th June, 2016, a political dialogue during which the two parties discussed matters of mutual interest regarding their cooperation. The dialogue took place in an open, cordial and a constructive atmosphere on the basis of a jointly agreed agenda.
Upon the invitation of a foreign country organising democratic elections, the EU can decide to deploy an Election Observation Mission to the country's elections in consultation with the European Parliament and Member States.
Following an invitation from the government of the Republic of Zambia, the European Union has established a mission to observe the 2016 general elections and referendum. The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) is led by Ms Cécile Kashetu Kyenge, an Italian Member of the European Parliament.
Each EU missions works in the framework of a comprehensive approach. The mission works in agreement and coordination with the EU Delegations in the same area and in the framework of EU regional policies.
The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) was invited to Zambia by the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) and the Zambian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It was asked to conduct a long-term election observation and prepare an impartial analysis about the full process of the Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Council elections, scheduled for 11 August 2016.
Election observation gives the opportunity to assess an electoral process according to international standards. The EU is a leading global player in providing and financing electoral assistance complementary to election observation.