A five-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), led by Mireille Clapot (France, ALDE), will make a pre-electoral visit to Poland on 26-27 September to assess the election campaign and political climate prior to the parliamentary elections on 15 October.
In Warsaw, the delegation is due to meet the President of the Republic (to be confirmed), the Speaker of the Senate, and the Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee.
Talks are also scheduled with leaders and representatives of parliamentary groups represented in the Sejm and the Senate, the Head and members of the National Election Commission, as well as with representatives of the judicial authorities, the diplomatic community, civil society and the media.
The delegation will issue a statement at the end of the visit.
A full delegation will travel to Poland to observe the elections on 15 October.