Publications related to Abkhazia

Nov 05, 2014

“Abkhazia Has Real People, Real Institutions and Held Real Elections”

Following an invitation from the authorities of the Republic of Abkhazia to observe the 24 August 2014 early presidential elections, UNPO deployed an Election Observation Mission to the largely unrecognised Black Sea state from 22 to 26 August.  A total of four candidates competed for the presidency, with Raul Khajimba ultimately winning in the first round with 50.6% of the votes. Johanna Green,...

Nov 05, 2014

“Abkhazia Has Real People, Real Institutions...

Brussels, 5 November 2014 - On 4 November 2014, UNPO presented the findings from its Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Abkhazia in August 2014, at the European Parliament in Brussels.  Apart...

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Sep 20, 2011

Abkhazia: Two Thousand Eleven Presidential El...

Due to the unexpected death of President Sergey Bagapsh on 29 May 2011, Abkhazia held a special presidential election on 26 August 2011.  The Central Election Commission cited the Constitution of...

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Dec 31, 2002

State-Legal Relations Between Abkhazia and Ge...

The Abkhaz, like many other numerically small peoples, have over the course of their history had to struggle for survival among their more numerous neighbours, and for the preservation of their...

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Nov 28, 1996

Abkhazia Elections 1996

Lord Eric Avebury and Senator John Nimrod visited Georgia and Abkhazia between 21-28 November 1996, at the request of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization. This report comments on the elections,...

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Dec 01, 1992

Human Rights Report Mission Abkhazia 1992-19...

The mandate of the UNPO Coordinated Human Rights Missions was to investigate and report on the human rights situation in Abkhazia. The various missions took place from 1992 – 1994.Click here to open...

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November 1992 Mission to Abkhazia

On 15 May, 1992 Mr. V. Ardzinba, Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of Abkhazia, sent an appeal to UNPO’s General Secretary for assistance in preventing the outbreak of violent conflict between Abkhazia...

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