Our missions

In September of 2010 the group of Belarusian observers from the project “Election Observation: Theory and Practice” monitored the conduct of the Parliamentary, regional and municipal elections in Sweden. The participants of this mission visited around 40 polling stations in Stockholm.

It was a rather unusual mission of the project as far as only seven persons took part in it. This time the project participants had got an opportunity to observe the elections as well as to...

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Participants of the ‘Election Observation: Theory and Practice” project had got an opportunity to observe the 1st round of the Presidential Election in Poland. The group of 31 observers was working during the Election Day on the invitation of the National Election Commission of Poland. The team monitored the election process as well as observed the procedure of the opening of polling stations and the counting of votes. The representatives of the mission visited 171 polling...

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On 25 April 2010, some 30 participants of the Election Observation: Theory and Practice Project observed the local election in Belarus. The observers covered mainly polling stations located in Minsk, however several observers reached the regions (Brest, Slonim, Mariyna Gorka). “Election Observation: Theory and Practice” project observers were cooperating with the Human Rights Centre “Viasna” and Belarusian Helsinki Committee in the framework of the campaign “...

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    On 17 January 2010, forty-seven participants of the project “Election Observation: Theory and Practice” went to Ukraine to observe the first round of the Ukrainian presidential election. The project group included the students of the European Humanities University (EHU), representatives of Belarusian NGOs, Swedish and Lithuanian civil activists and students.The participants were divided into 4 groups and spread into four areas: Donetsk, Kyiv, Lviv and Odessa....

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It was another mission within the project "Election Observation: Theory and Practice". This time students of EHU and other Lithuanian higher schools, as well as members of Belarusian and Swedish NGOs were accredited as international observers at Parliamentary Election in Norway on 14 September. After observing polls in Eastern Europe, some participants were impressed by the "nearly perfect" Norwegian style of elections. Still, some things remain to be improved.
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On 17 May Lithuania was electing a new president. This year young Belarusians, civil society activists and students of European Humanities University, were observing the Election Day.

The participation of Belarusians in the international observation mission was made possible through the project “Election Observation: Theory and Practice.” This project is jointly implemented by United...

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 The third EOTP mission observed the parliamentary election in Lithuania on 12 October 2008. This was the largest mission within the framework of the project and consisted of 119 observers from Belarus, Lithuania and Sweden.

The pre-observation training was led by Norwegian and Belarusian political scientists and human rights defenders. A lecture held by representative of Central Electoral Committee of Lithuania...

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The observation mission to Georgia in May 2007 was the second mission within the framework of the EOTP project. A group of 36 young people went to observe the parliamentary election in Georgia on 21 May 2008. Among the participants were EHU students and representatives of Belarusian and Swedish NGO's.

Having accomplished the required academic course, observers went to Tbilisi, Georgia, for the actual observation. Prior to that, a briefing on distinctive features of...

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A mission to observe municipal and regional elections in Norway on 10 September 2007 was the first - pilot - mission within the framework of the Election Observation: Theory and Practice Project. The mission was organized by Silc (Swedish international liberal centre) with the help of EHU students and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Vilnius.
Prior to the mission, the participants attended an academic course on the electoral procedures and other aspects of election monitoring. The course...

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