Preliminary statement for the Secondary Elections the Eswatini Elections Support Network (EESN)

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Background Information: The Eswatini Elections Support Network which operates under the auspices of the Coordinating Assembly of NGOs (CANGO) which  is a fully operational Network comprising of 10 Non-Governmental Organisations which focus primarily on elections undertook an observer mission for the national primary elections of the Kingdom of Eswatini. The network deployed 120 observers across 59 Tinkhundla areas across all four regions. The Network is also a member of the SADC Elections Network and collaborates with the SADC Council of Non-Governmental Organisations based in Botswana.  The view good governance as the critical foundation for development.  Good  governance entails a government that respects the rule of law,  separation of powers  between the  Executive,  Legislature and the Judiciary,  respect  and protection of human rights, access to Justice,  delivery of quality services  and facilitate  participation of citizens  in  decision making.  The observers deployed were trained so that they become versed with procedures for monitoring/observing election and adhere to ethical guidelines that govern observer missions.

Here is the full preliminary statement for the secondary elections below:

2018 Secondary elections report


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