Carina Perelli Quotes

Carina Perelli (born March 29, 1957) is an international expert in elections, constitutional arrangements, governance, security and defense related matters. She was executive vice-president of IFES and also the former director of UN Electoral Assistance Division between 1998 and 2005.

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Carina Perelli


“That's still under discussion, but technically yes,”

Carina Perelli

#Discussion #Technically #Yes


“From a technical point of view these elections are as sound as they can be under the circumstance.”

Carina Perelli

#Circumstance #Elections #Point #Sound #Technical #View


“The result is accurate. It has been checked according to the processes that we all follow when we have elections.”

Carina Perelli

#According #Accurate #Checked #Elections #Follow #Processes #Result #When


“I think there will be a high rate of participation. Most parties appear to have decided to back the process and fight on the election battlefield,”

Carina Perelli

#Appear #Decided #High #Participation #Parties #Process #Rate #Think


“The process has gone smoothly and well from a technical point of view.”

Carina Perelli

#Gone #Point #Process #Smoothly #Technical #View


“The report that we have right now basically is the voting in the south is ... extremely high,”

Carina Perelli

#Basically #Extremely #High #Report #South #Voting


“Iraqi citizens are faced with a very tough position of basically having to confront their fears, ... decide for themselves whether they consider that this election is important enough ... in order to risk their lives to go and vote.”

Carina Perelli

#Basically #Citizens #Confront #Decide #Faced #Fears #Iraqi #Position #Themselves #Tough


“asking, begging military commanders precisely not to do that.”

Carina Perelli

#Asking #Begging #Commanders #Military #Not #Precisely


“This has been a much more solid operation than the one we saw in January, ... It has been a peaceable election. Voters were much better prepared.”

Carina Perelli

#January #One #Operation #Peaceable #Saw #Solid


“There are a lot of inconsistencies and ironies in this case, that I hope that the (U.N.) administrative tribunal will appreciate. And I hope they have a sense of humor. Otherwise we will all be crying.”

Carina Perelli

#Administrative #Case #Hope #Inconsistencies #Ironies #Tribunal


“Everything has been going well so far, with very few incidents.”

Carina Perelli

#Far #Incidents


“Overall, if you compare it to January it has been incredibly peaceful.”

Carina Perelli

#Compare #Incredibly #January #Overall #Peaceful


“Enormous numbers of voters have gone to the polls peacefully.”

Carina Perelli

#Enormous #Gone #Numbers #Peacefully #Polls #Voters


“Iraq should be proud of the commission.”

Carina Perelli

#Commission #Iraq #Proud


“Until now, unless Mrs Rice has better information than the commission, there is no way to know the turnout figure and the result. I don't know where she got her information from.”

Carina Perelli

#Commission #Figure #Information #Mrs #No #Rice #Turnout