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PACE co-rapporteurs to make monitoring visit to Georgia

06/12/2021 | Monitoring

Titus Corlăţean (Romania, SOC) and Claude Kern (France, ALDE), co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Georgia, will make a fact-finding visit to the country from 8 to 10 December 2021. Discussions will...

Poland monitors extremely concerned at Polish Constitutional Court decision challenging the supremacy of...

25/11/2021 | Monitoring

The co-rapporteurs for Poland of the Monitoring Committee, Azadeh Rojhan Gustafsson (Sweden, SOC) and Pieter Omtzigt (Netherlands, EPP/CD), have today expressed their deep concern at yesterday’s ruling by the Polish Constitutional Tribunal that Article 6 (1) of the European Convention on Human...

PACE rapporteurs urge Serbian authorities to remove the Ratko Mladić mural in Belgrade and take strong...

19/11/2021 | Monitoring

Piero Fassino (Italy, SOC) and Ian Liddell-Grainger (United Kingdom, EC/DA), PACE rapporteurs for the monitoring of Serbia, have urged the Serbian authorities to take unequivocal action against the glorification of convicted war criminals and to remove, without delay, a mural in Belgrade...

Armenia has emerged successfully from a serious political crisis, say PACE monitors

09/11/2021 | Monitoring

“Armenia has emerged successfully from the serious political crisis caused by its defeat in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which is in itself a real success,” said Kimmo Kiljunen (Finland, SOC) and Boriana Åberg (Sweden, EPP/CD), co-rapporteurs of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly...

Malta: monitors welcome progress, but call for further systemic reforms to strengthen checks and balances...

02/11/2021 | Monitoring

Following a visit to Malta from 25 to 27 October, the co-rapporteurs of the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for a “periodic review” of the country, George Loukaides (Cyprus, UEL) and Bernard Fournier (France, EPP/CD), have welcomed the reforms...

PACE co-rapporteurs to make monitoring visit to Armenia

29/10/2021 | Monitoring

Kimmo Kiljunen (Finland, SOC) and Boriana Åberg (Sweden, EPP/CD), co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Armenia, will make a fact-finding visit to the country from 3 to 5 November 2021. Discussions will...

Republic of Moldova: the PACE monitoring co-rapporteurs welcome the authorities’ determined action to...

20/10/2021 | Monitoring

At the end of a fact-finding visit to the Republic of Moldova (12-15 October), the monitoring co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Inese Lībiņa-Egnere (Latvia, EPP/CD) and Pierre-Alain Fridez (Switzerland, SOC), welcomed the determination of the Moldovan...

PACE rapporteurs congratulate the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova for adopting the ratification law...

14/10/2021 | Monitoring

In Chisinau, where they are currently carrying out a fact-finding visit, the co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of Moldova, Inese Lībiņa-Egnere (Latvia, EPP/CD) and Pierre-Alain Fridez (Switzerland, SOC), made the following statement...

PACE co-rapporteurs to make monitoring visit to the Republic of Moldova

11/10/2021 | Monitoring

Inese Lībiņa-Egnere (Latvia, EPP/CD) and Pierre-Alain Fridez (Switzerland, SOC), co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by the Republic of Moldova, will make a fact-finding visit to the country from 13 to 15...

PACE Ukraine monitors: marked progress in many areas, but considerable challenges remain

09/07/2021 | Monitoring

Following a visit to Kyiv from 5 to 7 July 2021, the PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Ukraine have welcomed the marked progress made on reforms in many crucial areas in the country, but emphasised that considerable challenges remain. In general, they underscored that the many reforms...

Monitoring visit by PACE co-rapporteurs to Ukraine

07/07/2021 | Monitoring

Alfred Heer (Switzerland, ALDE) and Birgir Thórarinsson, (Iceland, EPP/CD), PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Ukraine are currently making a fact-finding visit to to this country to further assess the honouring of its obligations and commitments to the Council of Europe. They have already...

PACE Turkey monitors welcome the release of opposition MP Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu

07/07/2021 | Monitoring

The PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Turkey, Thomas Hammarberg (Sweden, SOC) and John Howell (United Kingdom, EC/DA), have welcomed the release of Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu, an MP from the opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), following a ruling of the Constitutional Court on 1st...