Monday, 20 March 2023, 13:08:16 — Baku (UTC+4)
Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic States

About Mission

Since 2010, TURKPA missions observe presidential and parliamentary elections and referendums in its member countries – Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey.

The mission includes members of the parliament of TURKPA member states, as well as representatives of the TURKPA Secretariat.

TURKPA observers' mission holds meetings with high-ranked officials of the Central Election Commission and government officials. TURKPA mission monitors voting process at all stages - visits polling stations, estimates the preparation process, has conversation with voters and representatives of the polling station, meets with the officials and representatives of political and public organizations.

The observers follow the objectivity, justness, transparency and impartiality principles confirmed in Code of Conduct for International Observers approved in 2005 by the United Nations Organization, recommendations of Venice Commission of the Council of Europe and other international legal instruments.

Observation missions hold press conferences on the conclusions of the elections and referendums.