Elections in Venezuela [21 November 2021]

Call for expression of interest for the EU Election Observation Mission to Venezuela

The European Commission has initiated the selection procedure for election observers for the Election Observation Mission to Venezuela to observe Regional and Municipal Elections, scheduled to take place on 21 November 2021. The Mission will include 62 Long-Term Observers and 34 Short-Term Observers. The Note of the European Commission on this deployment and the Terms of Reference for the Observers are available from the links below:

Call for Observers EOM Venezuela 2021

Observers ToR EOM Venezuela 2021

The working language of the mission will be Spanish. Excellent written and spoken proficiency (level C1) in English and Spanish is necessary. Observers should also be willing to accept difficult living conditions when deployed in some areas of responsibility.

Qualified Cypriot candidates who are members of the Roster and are interested to participate to this EU mission should contact the Department for Multilateral Affairs and International Organizations (A1) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by e-mail at nargyrides@mfa.gov.cy, at the latest by 26 September 2021.

The Mission highly recommends vaccination against COVID-19. Candidates with pre-existing/chronic illnesses who are at risk of developing serious complications when they contract COVID-19, are encouraged to discuss the issue with their doctor.

Applications for the positions of the Deputy Chief Observer and the Members of the Core Team should be submitted directly to the European Commission by 20/09/2021. The Calls for candidatures are accessible here.