OSCE representatives working in Ulaanbaatar

2020-02-13 17:47:00

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Director General of Mongolian National Broadcaster (MNB) L.Ninjjamts and corresponding officials received Deputy Head of the Elections Department at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Uvi Ahundlou, and election adviser Keara Castaldo.


Deputy Head of OSCE Elections Department Uvi Ahundlou said, “In correlation with the 2020 Parliamentary elections in Mongolia, a team selected by our department is currently working in Mongolia to conduct preliminary studies and assessment over the course of three days. In its framework, meetings are being held with government and non-governmental organizations of Mongolia. The role of press institutions, and especially mass media organizations are crucial during the time of the elections,” and discussed opportunities for further partnership with MNB.

A report on the meetings and the study will be publicly introduced after three weeks. The decision whether an official team of observers from OSCE work during the elections is to be made based on the results of the study.