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The functioning of democratic institutions in Poland: visit by co-rapporteurs

30/03/2017 | Monitoring

Yves Cruchten and Thierry Mariani, co-rapporteurs for the Parliamentary Assembly on ‘The functioning of democratic institutions in Poland’, will make a fact-finding visit to Warsaw from 3 to 5 April.

Co-rapporteurs carry out a monitoring visit to Georgia

27/03/2017 | Monitoring

Boriss Cilevics (Latvia, SOC) and Kerstin Lundgren (Sweden, ALDE), co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Georgia, are to make a fact-finding visit to the country from 28 to 30 March.

Co-rapporteurs express concern at the detention and conviction of protesters including Alexei Navalny

27/03/2017 | Monitoring

The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of the Russian Federation, Theodora Bakoyannis and Liliane Maury Pasquier expressed their concern at the arrest and detention of protesters following country-wide anti-corruption protests.

The Monitoring Committee calls for the monitoring procedure in respect of Turkey to be re-opened

08/03/2017 | Monitoring

The committee has called for the monitoring procedure in respect of Turkey to be re-opened in order to strengthen its co-operation with the Turkish authorities and all forces in the country and thus ensure respect for fundamental freedoms.

PACE monitors call for ‘renewed impetus’ towards reform in Azerbaijan

08/03/2017 | Monitoring

It is essential to give “renewed impetus” to the reform processes in Azerbaijan and to pursue dialogue with the authorities, PACE’s monitoring co-rapporteurs have said following a recent visit to the country (12-14 January 2017).

Georgia: co-rapporteurs urge all stakeholders to ensure media pluralism

03/03/2017 | Monitoring

The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Georgia, Boriss Cilevics and Kerstin Lundgren, took note of the Supreme Court judgment and expressed their concern about the possible consequences on the pluralism of the media environment.

Albania: monitoring co-rapporteurs end visit

01/03/2017 | Monitoring

The visit of the PACE monitoring co-rapporteurs for Albania, Andrej Hunko and Joseph O'Reilly, took place against the background of the Democratic Party’s protests and boycott of the work of parliament.

PACE co-rapporteurs carry out a monitoring visit to Albania

24/02/2017 | Monitoring

Andrej Hunko and Joseph O'Reilly, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Albania, will make a fact-finding visit to that country from 27 February to 1 March 2017, as part of their regular monitoring visits.

Ukraine: deep concern over escalation of ceasefire violations in Avdiivka

01/02/2017 | Monitoring

The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Ukraine, Jordi Xucla and Axel Fischer, have expressed their deep concern at the escalation of violence and ceasefire violations around the Ukrainian town of Avdiivka.

Statement on the proposed constitutional reform in Turkey by the Monitoring Committee

26/01/2017 | Monitoring

The Monitoring Committee adopted a statement on the proposed constitutional reform in Turkey: “The committee has followed with great attention the adoption of 18 constitutional amendments in the Turkish Parliament..."

Statement by PACE monitors, ending visit to Azerbaijan

19/01/2017 | Monitoring

“It is essential to give a renewed impetus to the reform processes and pursue dialogue with the authorities", declared Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda, after their fact-finding visit to Baku from 12 to 14 January.

Turkey: co-rapporteurs pledge to closely follow on-going constitutional changes

13/01/2017 | Monitoring

“Turkey is going through a crucial moment in its political history, reshaping its constitution while coping with the consequences of the on-going state of emergency,” said Ingebjørg Godskesen and Marianne Mikko.