COPENHAGEN, 18 September 2015 – OSCE parliamentarians will observe the upcoming parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan and provide leadership for the OSCE’s short-term observer mission.
OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Ivica Dacic has designated Christine Muttonen (MP, Austria) as Special Co-ordinator to lead the OSCE’s short-term observers for the 4 October vote. Ivana Dobesova (MP, Czech Republic) will serve as Head of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Delegation, which will include 31 MPs from 16 OSCE participating States.
“The upcoming parliamentary elections will be another important test for democracy in Kyrgyzstan. My observers and I look forward to seeing how new procedures, such as biometric voter-identification, will …read more