The Commonwealth Secretariat Observer Group in Papua New Guinea for National General Elections 2022
10 July 2022
The Commonwealth Secretariat Observer Group in Papua New Guinea for National General Elections 2022.
UN Resident Coordinator a.i. Mr. Dirk Wagener, met with the Commonwealth Secretariat Observer Group that is currently in Papua New Guinea to observe the 2022 General Elections.
The Commonwealth Secretariat Observer Group, led by H.E. Mr. Baron Waqa, former President of Nauru, and comprising a wide range of experts on various electoral processes met with Mr. Wagener to discuss and gain an understanding of electoral processes in Papua New Guinea.
Mr. Wagener said, “The Commonwealth Secretariat, together with other observer groups, was invited to observe the general elections by the Government of Papua New Guinea. Electoral observers play an important role as they, through their observation of the different stages of the electoral process, help to ensure that elections are conducted in a transparent and credible manner. Their findings and recommendations constitute valuable suggestions to improve the electoral process in Papua New Guinea”.
UN entities involved in this initiative
United Nations Resident Coordinator Office
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women