Media advisory - International election observers in Ukraine to hold news conference on Monday

19 juillet 2019

Kyiv, 19 July 2019 - International observers to the early parliamentary elections in Ukraine will present their preliminary conclusions at a news conference.

What: 
•    You are invited to a news conference of the international observers to the early parliamentary elections in Ukraine.
•    The news conference is open to all and no accreditation is required to enter, but only questions from journalists will be taken.

Who: 
Statement of preliminary findings and conclusions:
=> Ilkka Kanerva, Special Co-ordinator and leader of the OSCE short-term observer mission 

Followed by statements from:
=>  Madeleine Moon, Head of the NATO PA delegation
=>   Sereine Mauborgne, Head of the OSCE PA delegation
=>   David McAllister, Head of the European Parliament delegation
=>  Albert Jonsson, Head of the ODIHR election observation mission  

When: 
     15:00 on 22 July 2019

Where: 
    Premier Palace Hotel
Sofiyivsky Grand Hall 
5-7/29 T. Shevchenka Blvd / Pushkinska Street

     If you cannot attend in person, follow the livestream here: www.facebook.com/osce.odihr [and www.oscepa.org


The international election observation is a joint mission of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, and the European Parliament (EP). The observation mission totals 811 observers from 45 countries, including 719 ODIHR-deployed experts, long-term, and short-term observers, 60 parliamentarians and staff from the OSCE PA, 17 from NATO PA, and 15 from the European Parliament. 


For more details, contact:
Anna Di Domenico, OSCE PA: + 380 97 27 63 269 or + 45 60 10 83 80 anna.didomenico@oscepa.dk
Katya Andrusz, ODIHR: +380 671 645 814  or +48 609 522 266 katya.andrusz@odihr.pl 
Andrius Avizius, NATO PA: +380 68 550 9645 or +32 477 871085 aavizius@nato-pa.int
Karl Minaire, EP: +32 477 85 45 78 karl.minaire@europarl.europa.eu