International Election Observation Operations

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International Election Observation Operations aim to ensure the fair execution of elections and other voting to establish a ruling apparatus by democratic means in areas disordered by conflicts. These operations are implemented outside the parameters of UN Peacekeeping Operations and are carried out by the UN , the Organization of American States ( OAS ), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ( OSCE ), and other regional organizations.

Japan's Record of International Election Observation Operations
Based on the International Peace Cooperation Law

Election Observation Aug. 1998 International Peace Cooperation Assignment in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Election Observation Aug. 1998 International Peace Cooperation Assignment in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Election Observation Mar. 2000 International Peace Cooperation Assignment in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Election Observation Aug. 2001 International Peace Cooperation Assignment in East Timor
Election Observation Nov. 2001 International Peace Cooperation Assignment in Kosovo
Election Observation Apr. 2002 International Peace Cooperation Assignment for East Timorese Election Observation
Election Observation July 2006 International Peace Cooperation Assignment in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Election Observation Mar. 2007 International Peace Cooperation Assignment for Timor-Leste Election Observation
Election Observation Mar. 2008 International Peace Cooperation Assignment for Nepal Election Observation
Election Observation Jan . 2011 International Peace Cooperation Assignment for Sudan Referendum Observation
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