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General environment not appropriate for democratic elections, says PACE pre-electoral delegation to Azerbaijan

A delegation was in Baku to assess the pre-electoral climate of the early parliamentary elections. It stressed that there was a lot of room for improvement and that the period of time left until election day should allow some improvements. More

Belarus: curbs on freedoms and concerns over procedural integrity tarnish elections

Fundamental freedoms were disregarded and the integrity of the election process was not adequately safeguarded in the elections, even as the number of registered candidates increased, international observers said. More

PACE to observe the early parliamentary elections in Belarus

A PACE delegation, led by Lord David Blencathra, will travel to Belarus to observe the conduct of the early parliamentary elections, alongside observers from the OSCE-PA and the OSCE-ODIHR. More

Following withdrawal of invitation, PACE pre-electoral delegation in Ukraine ends its work early

Following the Verkhovna Rada's decision to withdraw its invitation to PACE to observe the early parliamentary elections in Ukraine, the pre-electoral delegation decided to cease its activity prematurely. More

PACE delegation makes pre-electoral visit to Ukraine

A five-member PACE delegation will make a pre-electoral visit to Ukraine on 2-3 July to assess the election campaign and political climate prior to the early parliamentary elections on 21 July. More

Second round of North Macedonia’s presidential election 'calm and well run but legal gaps remain unaddressed'

“The voting was well organised and voters were able to make their choice freely. But an election is not limited to voting day and some recurrent problems remain unaddressed", said Marie-Christine Dalloz. More