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Standing Committee to meet in Strasbourg

The Standing Committee (*) of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will meet in Strasbourg on Friday 29 November 2019.

After the opening of the meeting by PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier, the parliamentarians will hold an exchange of views with the Georgian Minister of Foreign Affairs, David Zalkaliani, who will chair the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers for the next six-months (27 November 2019 – May 2020). The discussions will focus on Georgia’s priorities during its Presidency and other issues in the framework of the Assembly's ongoing political dialogue with the Committee of Ministers.

Other items on the agenda include human rights and business, the Interpol reform and extradition proceedings, the societal impact of the platform economy, the role of education in the digital era, and education in the new media environment.

Standing Committee web page
Draft agenda (PDF)

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The meeting of the Standing Committee, which is open to the press, will take place on Friday 29 November from 9 am to 12.30 pm at the Palais of Europe (Room 5) in Strasbourg.

For press accreditation, please fill in the form.

PACE Communication Division
tel. +33 (0)3 88 41 31 93

(*) The Standing Committee, which acts on the Assembly’s behalf between plenary sessions, is made up of the President and Vice-Presidents of the Assembly, the chairpersons of political groups, the chairpersons of national delegations and the committee chairpersons, totalling some 60 parliamentarians from the Council of Europe's 47 member States.