Joint International Observer Statement

The following media statement was published by the Joint International Observer Group on 12 June 2015 regarding their observations of the 2015 ABG General Election.

An international observer group has finished observing the 2015 Autonomous Region of Bougainville’s election, following an invitation from the Papua New Guinea and Autonomous Bougainville Governments. International observers were present across North, Central and South Bougainville throughout the polling, sorting and counting periods of the election. The group included representatives from Australia, the European Union, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Continue reading