Serbia: co-rapporteurs to assess reforms of the judiciary, fight against corruption and situation of the media

Serbian National Assembly, Belgrade © Anastasios71 Samad Seyidov and Maria Guzenina,co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Serbia, will make a fact-finding visit to Belgrade, to monitor the implementation of the resolution on the honouring of obligations and commitments. More

Deteriorating democratic environment and space for civil society in the Russian Federation

The Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly expressed its “serious concern at the deteriorating democratic environment and narrowing space for civil society organisations in the Russian Federation”. More

PACE Georgia monitors concerned at violence, call for calm before the elections

The Georgian Parliament © Shutterstock Boriss Cilevics and Kerstin Lundgren, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Georgia by the PACE, have expressed concern at the increasing tensions and violent incidents in the country ahead of this week’s election. More

Parliamentary hearing in Tirana on ‘Interreligious Dialogue and Tolerance’

Tirana (Albania) © Shutterstock The Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly, will organise a joint hearing with the Albanian Parliament on Friday 23 September (morning), on “Interreligious Dialogue and Tolerance”. More

Monitors, ending Moldova visit, note ‘accelerated’ reforms but list concerns

Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) © Shutterstock “We noted that reform processes have accelerated, resulting in the adoption of new laws on the Prosecutor’s office, the media and the fight against corruption, which is welcome," said Valentina Leskaj and Ögmundur Jónasson. More

Monitoring visit by co-rapporteurs to the Republic of Moldova

Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) © Shutterstock alentina Leskaj and Ögmundur Jonásson, PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by the Republic of Moldova, will make a fact-finding visit to the country on 27-29 June 2016. More