The Gambia: European Union deploys Election Observation Mission

07 Oct: The Gambia: European Union deploys Election Observation Mission

(Source: EEAS)

In response to an invitation by the Independent Electoral Commission of the Republic of The Gambia, the European Union will deploy an EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) to observe the presidential election scheduled for 4 December 2021. 

Josep Borrell, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, has appointed Mr Norbert Neuser, Member of the European Parliament, as Chief Observer.  

High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell said: “Anchoring the democratic change that the Gambian people achieved in 2017 continues to be on top of the EU agenda. This will be the first …