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The latest news, press statements, readouts and media advisories from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly.
THE FINANCIAL 8 November 2010 Yesterday's parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan were characterized by a peaceful atmosphere and all opposition parties participated in the political process, but the conduct of these elections overall was not sufficient to constitute meaningful progress in the democratic development of the country, international observers said in a statement issued on November 8. "The observers noted that the Central Election

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BAKU, 6 November 2010 - The international observers monitoring the parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan will present their preliminary post-election statement at a news conference on Monday, 8 November, in Baku. The international observation is a common endeavour involving the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR), the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

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The Times-Herald 7 November 2010 When luminaries from the European Parliament travel to the U.S. to witness the American election process firsthand, what do they see? Officially, the OSCE PA (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly) delegation in Pennsylvania, which observed Election Day polls in Philadelphia and Delaware, noted a well-organized and "calm" procedure that embellishes an American commitment to

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The Associated Press 3 November 2010 WASHINGTON – A delegation of foreign observers is praising the U.S. congressional elections as fair but finding problems with campaign financing. In a news conference Wednesday, members of the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe's parliamentary assembly said Tuesday's vote effectively represented the will of the people. But the delegation's president, Joao Soares, called the election "at

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Xtra.ca 2 November 2010 Vancouver Centre MP Hedy Fry says her appointment as special representative on gender issues for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA) does not mean she is leaving Canada's Parliament any time soon. "I'm running in the next election," the six-term Liberal MP says. Fry was named to the position by PA president Petros Efthymiou on Oct 19. She replaces Swedish

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COPENHAGEN, 26 October 2010 -- Dr. Hedy Fry (Canada) was appointed the OSCE PA’s Special Representative on Gender Issues by PA President Petros Efthymiou on 19 October. In his appointment letter, Mr. Efthymiou reiterated the importance that the Assembly attaches to gender equality, particularly within the OSCE and the Parliamentary Assembly. “The OSCE still has a long way to go before it provides equal opportunities for men and women,” Mr.

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