Canadian group seeks to monitor referendum campaign

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Canadian group seeks to monitor referendum campaign
NGO’s fundraising effort aims to send up to 24 electoral observers to assess if both sides ‘play fair’

Tue, Apr 17, 2018
Elaine Edwards

A Canadian organisation is seeking to fundraise 7,000 Canadian dollars (€4,500) to send up to 24 independent electoral observers to Ireland for the referendum campaign to assess whether both sides “play fair” in the process.

Non-governmental organisation SDAI-ADID says it is interested in “supporting and strengthening democracy through election observation” and that it wants to observe whether the electoral process adheres to “international standards of free, fair and transparent elections”.

Continued: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/canadian-group-seeks-to-monitor-referendum-campaign-1.3464427