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Current affairs debate on “Democracies facing Covid-19: the way forward”

The Standing Committee, meeting today by videoconference, held a current affairs debate on “Democracies facing Covid-19: the way forward”. Ian Liddell-Grainger (United Kingdom, EC/DA) opened the debate.

Following this current affairs debate, PACE President Rik Daems issued a statement, underlining that the rule of law should prevail in the emergency situation created by Covid-19, and that any laws linked to the pandemic should comply with the constitution and international standards.