Elections in Colombia [13 March & 29 May 2022]

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

The European Commission has initiated the selection procedure for election observers for the Election Observation Mission to Colombia to observe the Legislative Elections scheduled for 14 March 2022 and for the Presidential Elections, scheduled for 29 May 2022 (with a possible second round on 19 June). Applicants shall be available for the entire duration of the mission. The Mission will include 34 Long-Term Observers and 40 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 Colombia 2022

Observers ToR EOM Colombia 2022

The working language of the mission will be Spanish (level C1) and the reporting language English (level C1). 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 cconstantinou@mfa.gov.cy, at the latest by 9 January 2022.

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.