3 The East African Standby Force Election Observation Mission (EASF-EOM) will be based in Nairobi and the mission will comprise twenty observers from ten countries in the eastern region, including Seychelles.
4 General elections in Kenya will be held on August 9, where Kenyan voters will elect the president and vice president, county governors and running mates, members of the Senate, representatives of the National Assembly and members of the County Assemblies.
5 Voting will take place at an estimated 46,232 polling stations across the country.
6 The EOM-EASF assessment will be based on the relevant provisions of the 2012 AU African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance, other relevant international instruments on election observation, as well as the national legal framework governing elections in Kenya.
8 The Head of Mission, Ambassador Morel, is expected to meet with relevant stakeholders involved in the electoral process in Kenya.
9 The EASF was the only observation mission deployed during the Seychelles general elections in 2020.
10 A preliminary report on the evaluation and conduct of the elections is expected to be published on 10 August 2022.