Elections in Timor-Leste [March 2022]

Call for expression of interest for the EU Election Observation Mission to Timor-Leste

The European Commission has initiated the selection procedure for election observers for the Election Observation Mission to Timor-Leste to observe the Presidential Elections scheduled for March 2022 (with a possible second round in April 2022). Applicants shall be available for the entire duration of the mission. The Mission will only include 26 Long-Term Observers and will not deploy 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 Timor-Leste 2022

Observers ToR EOM Timor 2022

The working language of the mission will be Portuguese and English (level C1 required for both languages) and the reporting language will be English. 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 16 January 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.