28/09/2017 | Monitoring
Nikos Voutsis, Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament, opening a hearing in Athens, said the Council of Europe should “not forget about” the conflicts in its geographical area and urged an approach to resolving them based on human rights.
19/09/2017 | Monitoring
Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda, co-rapporteurs of PACE for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, made the following statement at the end of their fact-finding visit to the country.
13/09/2017 | Monitoring
Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda, PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, ahead of their visit to Baku, have welcomed the recent release of Mehman Aliyev, director of the independent media outlet Turan.
11/09/2017 | Monitoring
Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda, co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, will make a fact-finding visit to the country from 14 to 16 September.
07/09/2017 | Monitoring
While welcoming the ongoing dialogue with the authorities, the committee expresses concerns regarding, in particular, checks and balances, the functioning of the judiciary and freedom of expression and association.
01/09/2017 | Monitoring
Tiny Kox, Parliamentary Assembly co-rapporteur for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Bosnia and Herzegovina, will make a fact-finding visit to the country on 5-6 September.
24/07/2017 | Monitoring
Samad Seyidov and Maria Guzenina assessed progress made by Serbia in fulfilling its Council of Europe obligations, concluding that this is accelerating with Serbia’s continued aspiration to join the EU.
18/07/2017 | Monitoring
In an information note on “The functioning of democratic institutions in Poland”, the Monitoring Committee voiced concern about the “political and constitutional crisis” that had followed the 2015 parliamentary elections.
17/07/2017 | Monitoring
Samad Seyidov and Maria Guzenina, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Serbia, will make a visit to Belgrade, Bujanovac and Preševo to monitor the implementation of Resolution on the honouring of obligations and commitments by Serbia.
07/07/2017 | Monitoring
Co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Turkey have expressed serious concern at the arrest of several prominent human rights defenders in Istanbul on 5 July, including Amnesty International Director İdil Eser.
07/07/2017 | Monitoring
The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Armenia and Azerbaijan expressed concern at the escalation of violence near Alkhani village in the Fuzili region, and regretted that this has led to casualties among which are civilians.
05/07/2017 | Monitoring
Georgia has made “considerable and consistent” progress over the last decade in honouring its promises to the Council of Europe, but a number of items remain to be addressed, PACE monitors have said.