A Canadian UN election official. At least two Canadian Chief Electoral Officers, British Columbia and Ontario played major roles in the UN administration. Both Oxfam Canada and Canadian Electoral official enjoyed a respected status at this and other elections on the basis of perfromance and the electoral process in Canada although most elections monitored were based on proportional legislation and rarely on first past the post. (We might note that the present planned Fair Vote Act if implemented will reduce Canada's credibility significantly.
Mission rented aircraft essential in a large country with very limited roads and other transport such as railways.
Mission aircraft and Oxfam staff person in Windhoek.
Mission departing for northern tour.
Gerald Caplan, Linda Freeman and Toivu Y Toivu (SWAPO Leader). He was questioned closely by the Mission on the alleged killing and torture of SWAPO members in exile accused of various "crimes against the organization." This was later taken up with Sam Nujoma, head of SWAPO. (John Saul and Colin Leys later wrote a book on this incident).
David Vickers and UN military
Johanna Oosterveld- right and Iona Campagnola- left
Johanna Oosterveld and leader of the Namibian women's movement and important partner of Oxfam Canada and a major political force.