Strasbourg, 24.05.2017 - A delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), comprising four members and headed by Paolo Corsini (Italy, SOC), will make a pre-electoral visit to Albania on 1-2 June to assess the election campaign and the political climate prior to the parliamentary elections on 25 June 2017.
In Tirana, the delegation is due to meet the Speaker of Parliament, the leaders and representatives of the main parliamentary groups and political parties not in the parliament. Meetings are also scheduled with the head of the Central Electoral Commission and with representatives of international organisations, the diplomatic corps, NGOs and the media.
The delegation will publish a statement at the end of its visit.
A full delegation will travel to Albania to observe the elections on 25 June.
Members of the delegation:
Paolo Corsini (Italy, SOC), Head of Delegation
Ingebjørg Godskesen (Norway, EC)
Eerik Niiles Kross (Estonia, ALDE)
Marco Nicolini (San Marino, UEL)