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First part of the 2021 Ordinary Session

(25-28 January 2021)

Agenda | Doc. 15196 | 27 January 2021

Adopted by the Assembly on 25 January 2021. 2021 - First part-session

Part-session held in a hybrid manner.

  • Bur Bureau of the Assembly
  • Per Standing Committee
  • Pol Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy
  • Jur Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights
  • Soc Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development
  • Mig Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons
  • Cult Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media
  • Ega Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination
  • Mon Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee)
  • Pro Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs
  • Cdh Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights
  • SOC Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group
  • EPP/CD Group of the European People's Party
  • ALDE Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • EC/DA European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance
  • UEL Group of the Unified European Left
  • NR Members not belonging to a political group


  • Friday 22 January09:30 - 13:00
  • Monday 1st February09:30 - 13:00


  • Monday14:30 - 16:00
  • Tuesday14:00 - 15:30
  • Wednesday14:00 - 15:30
  • Thursday08:30 - 09:00

Political groups

  • Monday09:00 - 11:00
  • Wednesday08:30 - 10:00

Opening of the part-session

Examination of the credentials

List of delegations:

Election of the President of the Assembly (AS/Inf (2021) 03)

Election of the Vice-Presidents of the Assembly (AS/Inf (2021) 01)

Appointment of members of committees (Commissions (2021) 01 + Add. 1)

Requests for debate:

Urgent procedure debate: "The arrest and detention of Alexei Navalny in January 2021"

Urgent procedure debate: "The worsening situation in Belarus"

Current affairs debate: "Prohibition of the Russian and other national minorities languages in Ukraine"

Current affairs debate: “Unjustifiable delay in repatriation of the Armenian prisoners of war and other captives by Azerbaijani authorities as violation of the European International Human Rights Standards”

Current affairs debate: “The actual human rights situation in temporary occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol during Covid-19 pandemics”

Current affairs debate: "The arrest and detention of Alexei Navalny in January 2021"

Current affairs debate: "Freedom of expression (Article 10 of the ECHR) under threat by "Big Tech" Companies"

Adoption of the agenda

Approval of the minutes of the Standing Committee (Strasbourg, 4 December 2020) (AS/Per (2020) PV 08)


Modification of the Assembly’s Rules of Procedure – follow-up to Resolution 2319 (2020) on the Complementary joint procedure between the Committee of Ministers and the Parliamentary Assembly in response to a serious violation by a member State of its statutory obligations

Presentation by:

Constitution of the Standing Committee

Appointment of the members of the Standing Committee (Commissions (2021) 02)

Closure of the part-session