SKOPJE, 3 May 2019 – The international observers for the presidential election in North Macedonia will hold a news conference to present their preliminary post-election statement following the second round of the election on Monday 6 May, in Skopje.
The mission is a joint undertaking of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
Sereine Mauborgne, Special Co-ordinator and leader of the OSCE short-term observer mission will deliver the statement followed by remarks from Marie-Christine Dalloz, Head of the PACE delegation, and Corien Jonker, Head of the ODIHR election observation mission. They will subsequently be available to take questions from the media.
The international election observation mission comprises some 170 observers from 32 countries, including 156 long- and short-term observers deployed by ODIHR, 11 parliamentarians and staff from the OSCE PA, and 5 from PACE.
You are invited to attend the news conference at 14:00 on Monday 6 May, which will take place in the Platinum Conference Room at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Bulevar ASNOM 17, Skopje. NB While the news conference is open to all and no accreditation is required to enter, only questions from journalists will be taken.
For further information, please contact:
Andreas Baker, OSCE PA +389 70636321 or +45 601 08126 , [email protected]
Katya Andrusz, ODIHR, +389 728 07826 or +48 725 880 257, [email protected]
Chemavon Chahbazian, PACE Secretariat +389 706 36302 or +33 6 50 68 76 55, [email protected]