Baghdad, 19 April – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, welcomed the announcement by the Independent High Electoral Commission of the preliminary results of the Council of Representatives elections held on 30 April 2014.

Baghdad, 18 May 2014 – As the final stages of data entry process for the Council of Representatives election comes to an end, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, is urging candidates and their supporters to maintain a peaceful and democratic spirit as the election results are announced.

The Secretary-General congratulates the people and Government of Iraq on the holding of the nationwide Council of Representatives elections and Governorate Council elections in the Kurdistan region. He applauds their determination to strengthen the country's democratic process.

Baghdad, 1 May 2014 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, welcomes the well managed Governorate Council Elections in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on 30 April 2014.

Baghdad, 1 May 2014 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, congratulates all Iraqis who have shown incredible resilience by turning out in significant numbers on Election Day to vote. Mr. Mladenov also commends the efforts made by the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) in ensuring these elections were entirely Iraqi owned, as well as the dedication of security personnel across the country. 

The members of the Security Council welcome the holding of timely parliamentary elections in Iraq on 30 April, and commend the people of Iraq for demonstrating their commitment to a peaceful, inclusive and democratic political process.  The members look forward to the announcement of Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) certifying the election results, and express their appreciation to the IHEC and the Government of Iraq, including the Iraqi Security Forces, for their dedicated work in preparing and conducting these elections, supported by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). 

On 30 April, Iraq will hold nationwide Council of Representatives' elections and Governorate Council elections in the Kurdistan region. These elections mark an important milestone in Iraq’s democratic transition and can contribute to greater peace and stability in the country.

Baghdad, April 26, 2014 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, strongly condemned the increase in election related violence in Iraq, including yesterday's deadly multiple attacks on a campaign rally for elections. 

Monday, 17 March 2014 12:55

Electoral Observation

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