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Rapporteurs on Turkey expect the release and acquittal of the “Academics for Peace”

30/07/2019 | Monitoring

Nigel Evans and Thomas Hammarberg, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Turkey, welcomed the decision of Turkey’s Constitutional Court to uphold the “Academics for Peace’s” freedom of expression.

PACE co-rapporteurs: 'De-oligarchising' the Republic of Moldova should aim at consolidating state institutions

26/07/2019 | Monitoring

Egidijus Vareikis and Maryvonne Blondin, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Moldova, welcomed the steps taken to free state institutions from external and business influence, calling for their strengthening.

Monitoring visit by co-rapporteurs to the Republic of Moldova

18/07/2019 | Monitoring

Egidijus Vareikis and Maryvonne Blondin, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by the Republic of Moldova, will make a fact-finding visit to the country from 21 to 23 July.

PACE monitoring rapporteur to visit Azerbaijan

02/07/2019 | Monitoring

Stefan Schennach, co-rapporteur for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, will make a fact-finding visit to the country from 4 to 6 July, to further assess the honouring of its obligations and commitments to the Council of Europe.

Ukraine monitors call for effective investigation into the murder of Vadym Komarov

02/07/2019 | Monitoring

PACE monitors Dzhema Grozdanova and Alfred Heer have expressed their concern at the death of Ukrainian investigative journalist Vadym Komarov, and called for an effective investigation into his murder.

The inability of Bosnia and Herzegovina to form a parliamentary delegation highlights systemic flaws within...

01/07/2019 | Monitoring

“We deeply regret that the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina was unable to present the credentials of its delegation to PACE”, said Tiny Kox and Serhiy Sobolev, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Georgia monitors welcome ruling majority’s offer to introduce fully proportional vote by 2020

25/06/2019 | Monitoring

The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Georgia, Titus Corlatean and Claude Kern, have welcomed the offer by the ruling majority in Georgia to introduce fully proportional by 2020.

Monitoring rapporteurs react to so-called elections in the Georgian region of South Ossetia

12/06/2019 | Monitoring

“The so-called parliamentary elections in the Georgian region of South Ossetia are neither legal nor legitimate,” say PACE monitors of Georgia, Titus Corlatean and Claude Kern, in a statement.

Concerned co-rapporteurs closely follow the situation in the Republic of Moldova

11/06/2019 | Monitoring

The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of the Republic of Moldova, Egidijus Vareikis and Maryvonne Blondin, have expressed their deep concern about the on-going situation in the country.

Co-rapporteurs commend positive developments in North Macedonia, and await implementation of reforms

05/06/2019 | Monitoring

Lise Christoffersen and Valeriu Ghiletchi, co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly, commended the authorities of North Macedonia for their commitments to advance reforms, returning from their visit to Skopje on 28-31 May 2019.

Post-monitoring rapporteurs to visit North Macedonia

27/05/2019 | Monitoring

Lise Christoffersen and Valeriu Ghiletchi, co-rapporteurs of the PACE for post-monitoring dialogue with the Republic of North Macedonia, are to make a fact-finding visit to Skopje from 29 to 31 May.

Armenia: PACE monitors express concern at Prime Minister’s call to block courts

21/05/2019 | Monitoring

“Political stakeholders must refrain from actions and statements that could be perceived as exerting pressure on the judiciary,” said the co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Armenia.