Brave new world: Election monitoring in the digital age

Reflections on Canada’s 2014 Ukraine experience.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Conservative Senator Raynell Andreychuk speaks at the launch of Canada's 2012 Ukrainian election observer mission. Ms. Andreychuk also helped lead the 2014 Canadian Election Observation Mission in Ukraine.
Antoine Nouvet
Published: Wednesday, 07/16/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Thursday, 07/24/2014 11:34 am EDT

On June 10, the last members of Canada’s CANEOM electoral mission in Ukraine returned home after monitoring the 2014 presidential election. With the conclusion of the mission’s “boots on the ground” component, the work continues on the more reflective duty of issuing a final report of recommendations and taking stock of lessons learnt.

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