NORDEM Long-Term Observer to Tajikistan
OSCE/ODIHR is observing the parliamentary election in Tajikistan to be held on March 1st, 2015. NORDEM has sent two long term observers to this mission and will in addition send four short term observers.
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The OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission will observe the elections for their compliance with OSCE commitments, other international obligations and standards for democratic elections and with national legislation. Observers will closely monitor the candidate and voter registration, campaign activities, the work of the election administration and relevant governmental bodies, election-related legislation and its implementation, the media environment and the resolution of election-related disputes. As part of the observation, the mission will also monitor the media coverage of the campaign.
Headed by Miklós Haraszti (Hungary) the mission consists of 14 international experts based in Dushanbe. In addition, 16 long-term observers will be deployed throughout the country from 24 January 2015.
The OSCE/ODIHR has observed five elections in Tajikistan.
Reports and press releases are found on the OSCE/ODIHR election observation mission web pages