Uva Provincial Council Elections 2014: Media Communiqué No. 1

31 July 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) has commenced proceedings for monitoring the upcoming Uva Provincial Council Elections 2014.

Cooperation and assistance rendered by election officials, police, political parties, candidates, media and the public in the past has been invaluable to the exercise and we look forward to similar support in this election as well.

The CMEV secretariat is located in Colombo and incidents related to electoral violence and violations of electoral laws can be reported to the secretariat through the contact details given below.

  1. All CMEV reports and communiqués, and the violence mapping on Google Maps can be accessed online at http://cmev.wordpress.com
  2. All updates will be posted on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cmev(or via @cmev)
  3. All updates will also be posted on our Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/electionviolence

CMEV is planning to deploy a number of stationery observers in selected polling stations during the election day as well as 10 Mobile Teams on Election Day in the areas identified as critical.

Our contact details are:

Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV)
No 24/2, 28th Lane
Off Flower Road,
TP: 0112565304-6 & 0115552749
Fax: 0114714460
E-mail: cmev@cpalanka.org

Please contact following persons for comments and information:

Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu
0112301634 (direct)

Mr. Manjula Gajanayake

Mr. Mani Maran
Field Coordinator

CMEV was formed in 1997 by the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA), the Free Media Movement (FMM) and the Coalition against Political Violence as an independent and nonpartisan organization to monitor the incidence of election related violence. Currently, CMEV is made up of CPA, FMM and INFORM Human Rights Documentation Centre.


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