Mission Canada 2019 has been monitoring the presidential election process in all regions of Ukraine since the middle of February. The mission’s preliminary findings on the second round will be presented at a press conference after the run-off election day. The mission would like to invite national and international media outlets to attend the press-conference where the Preliminary report will be presented by Head of Mission (HoM) The Honorable Lloyd Axworthy and Deputy Head of Mission (D HoM) Olya Odynska-Grod
There will be photo/video and interview opportunities with the HoM and D HoM, as well as issuing a press release.
WHAT: Presentation of Mission Canada 2019 Preliminary Report of Findings on the second round of the Presidential Election
WHEN: Monday, April 22, 2019
WHERE: 12:30 – 12:45 hrs – statement by the HoM and D HoM
12:45 – 13:00 hrs – questions and answers session
13:00 – 13:30 hrs – photo/video and interview opportunities
Ukrainian Crisis Media Center (2 Khreshchatyk Street, 01001 Kyiv, Ukraine)
The language of the press conference is English.
Simultaneous translation into Ukrainian will be provided.
Please RSVP to: Irina Salenkova
Phone number: +38 (050) 343 7036
Email address: [email protected]
Background to CANADEM Election Observation
CANADEM has participated in over 130 missions in more than 40 countries, playing a crucial role in strengthening the democratic process globally. They have mobilized nearly 2000 election observers to Ukraine for 11 elections since 2004. CANADEM EOM operates in accordance with the “Declaration of
Principles for International Election Observation”, adopted at the United Nations in 2005.