The first round of presidential elections will take place in Ukraine on Sunday 31 March. Rebecca Harms, expert for Eastern Europe and member of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, will be in Ukraine as from tomorrow (Thursday 28 March) onwards as an election observer with a European Parliament delegation.
After the briefings of the delegation by the long-term observers, Rebecca Harms will travel from Kyiv to Odessa on Saturday (30 March) to observe the elections and visit polling stations. There are also meetings planned with members of the Central Election Commission, representatives of the press and media, civil society and presidential candidates.
Rebecca Harms will also observe the second round on the ground, which is expected to take place on 21 April.