Local elections in Ukraine: Congress pre-election delegation heads for Kiev
A delegation of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, headed by Gudrun Mosler-Törnström (Austria, SOC), will carry out a pre-electoral mission to Kiev, in Ukraine, on 11 and 12 October, for the upcoming local elections which are scheduled for 31 October 2010. Nigel Mermagen (UK, ILDG) was appointed Rapporteur for the report which will follow the election monitoring.
The pre-election delegation will meet with representatives of government, electoral bodies, parties, the diplomatic community, NGOs and the media.
A larger Congress delegation, including members of the EU-Committee of the Regions, will be in the country from 28 October to 1 November to observe the elections.