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General policy of the Council of Europe

Order 485 (1993)

Parliamentary Assembly
Assembly debate on 3 February 1993 (25th Sitting) (see Doc. 6744, report of the Political Affairs Committee, Rapporteur : Mr Szent-Iványi). Text adopted by the Assembly on 3 February 1993 (25th Sitting).
1. The Assembly refers to its Resolution 993 (1993) on the general policy of the Council of Europe.
2. It instructs its Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights to report to it when problems arise on the situation of human rights in member states, including their compliance with judgments by the European Court of Human Rights.
3. It instructs its Political Affairs Committee to report regularly to it on the situation of human rights in states whose legislative assemblies enjoy special guest status, and, in particular, on their compliance with the requirements laid down in Rule 55a of the Assembly's Rules of Procedure, and instructs the Committee on Relations with European Non-Member States to give an opinion on this report.
4. It instructs its Social, Health and Family Affairs Committee to pursue its efforts to ensure that the Social Charter of the Council of Europe is more effectively supervised and that the Assembly is given regular opportunity to review its operation so that it becomes an effective instrument for establishing and protecting social and economic rights in all countries of greater Europe.