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Welcoming peaceful presidential election in Togo, Ban calls for continued calm atmosphere

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the peaceful conduct of the presidential election in Togo, which took place on Saturday.

On eve of Togo national election, Ban calls for calm and transparency

On the eve of the presidential election in Togo, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling on all national stakeholders to recommit themselves to ensuring that the election is conducted in a peaceful, free and transparent manner and reflects the will of the people of Togo.

Mozambique: UN chief welcomes dialogue between President and opposition leader

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the meetings between Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi and the head of the opposition RENAMO party, Afonso Dhlakama, adding his approval of the progress made in talks between the two leaders and congratulating them both for their “commitment to dialogue,” the UN Spokesperson's office has announced.

Welcoming 'calm atmosphere' of Mozambique polls, Ban urges cooperation ahead of final results

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended the people of Mozambique for the “calm atmosphere” which prevailed during the presidential, legislative and provincial elections held in the souther Afircan country on 15 October 2014.

Ban congratulates South Africa on peaceful polls, high voter turnout

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people and Government of South Africa on the peaceful holding of parliamentary and provincial elections, amid reports of high voter turnout.

UN chief commends Guinea-Bissau people for orderly, peaceful elections

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has applauded the people of Guinea-Bissau for their orderly and peaceful participation in yesterday’s presidential and legislative elections, and called on all candidates to respect the upcoming results.

El Salvador: Ban commends high turnout for presidential poll, looks forward to working with new Government

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has followed with keen interest the electoral process in El Salvador, whose outcome has been confirmed in the election of Mr. Salvador Sánchez Cerén as President.

After Maldives high court removes election officials, Ban urges respect for rule of law

United Nations Secretary-General today expressed concern about the situation in the Maldives following the decision of the Supreme Court to remove the Chair and the Vice Chair of the Elections Commission and to sentence the Chair for contempt of court.

Cameroon: Secretary-General commends peaceful conduct of election

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the peaceful holding of presidential polls in Cameroon and voiced hope that the same spirit will continue through until the end of the election process in the Central African country.

Peaceful transfer of power in Zambia after elections offers an example to world – Ban

Zambia has set an example for the rest of Africa and the wider world about how power can be transferred peacefully, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today as he congratulated its people for its staging of presidential elections.