The mission is a joint undertaking of 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 (PACE), the European Parliament (EP) and the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA).
The statement will be delivered by Tonino Picula, the Special Co-ordinator to lead the short-term OSCE observer mission and Head of the OSCE PA delegation, followed by Luca Volontè, the Head of the PACE delegation, Assen Agov, the Head of the NATO PA delegation, Milan Cabrnoch, the Head of the EP delegation, and Nikolai Vulchanov, the Head of the OSCE/ODIHR long-term election observation mission.
The International Election Observation Mission comprises a total of 401 observers from 42 countries, including 290 long-term and short-term observers deployed by the OSCE/ODIHR, as well as 53 parliamentarians and staff from the OSCE PA, 22 from PACE, 14 from the NATO PA, and 14 from the EP.
Journalists are invited to attend the news conference on Tuesday, 2 October, at 14:30, in the Grand Ballroom of the Courtyard Marriot Hotel, 4 Freedom Square, Tbilisi.
Live stream of the press conference will be available at www.oscepa.org
For further information contact:
Neil Simon, OSCE PA, +995 599 240 582 or +45 60 10 83 30, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thomas Rymer, OSCE/ODIHR, +995 577 664 410 or +48 609 522 266, email@example.com
Nathalie Bargellini, PACE, +995 555 114 643 or +33 6 65 40 32 82, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marta Udina, EP, +995 577 329 350, or +32 498 983 339, email@example.com
Valérie Geffroy, NATO PA, +995 577 329 354, or +32 478 554 816, firstname.lastname@example.org