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30.10.2008 General News

European Union Ensures Transparent Election


The Electoral Commissioner Mr Kwadwo Afari Djan,  has pointed out that the development of democratic  institutions is a core part of establishing  transparent election. He expressed his continuous support for the authentication of the conduct of election, as outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


Speaking in Accra, he noted that the cessation of conflict and violence promotes the rule of law and political commitment.

He said, the Election Observation Missions (EOM) will bring  confidence in voters and electorates at a political level. The EOM final report may be the basis for specific discussions on the frame work of the European Commission.


The Head of Delegation, H.E  Mr  Filiberto Ceriani Sebregondi,  endorsed a world wide idea of the coming in of sixteen (16)  EOM  raised to monitor and evaluate a peaceful, transparent and fair election in Africa.

'The EOM will observe the electoral process from November this year to January 2009.  This will ensure true democracy and the rule of law in Ghana and Africa at large.' The EOM will assess the process according to international standard.  


H.E Sebregondi, assured the Commissioner that the mission's team will arrive in Ghana soon to commence their duty.


Mr  Afari Djan, assured  the team that the fundamental freedom and political rights as outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights will  prevail.