Turkey: three rapporteurs appalled by re-arrest of AI Chair, call for his swift release

Marianne Mikko and Nigel Evans, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Turkey, and Egidijus Vareikis, rapporteur on protecting human rights defenders in Council of Europe member States, call for the release of Taner Kılıç. More

Georgia: progress made, but items remain to be addressed, including with regard to the independence of the judiciary

Tbilisi (Georgia) © Shutterstock “Over the last decade Georgia has made considerable and consistent progress in honouring its accession commitments and membership obligations,” said co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Georgia. More

Chair welcomes constructive attitude of all participants in PACE round table on the Transdniestrian settlement process

Stefan Schennach has welcomed the "constructive participation and openness to dialogue" of the representatives of the Moldovan authorities and the de facto authorities in Tiraspol at a round table in Paris. More

PACE round table in Paris on the Transnistrian settlement process

The Sub-Committee on conflicts between Council of Europe member States will hold a round table on the Transnistrian settlement process, with representatives of the Moldovan authorities and the Transnistrian de facto authorities. More

Bosnia and Herzegovina: the Constitution and Election Law must be amended without delay

While welcoming the progress made in a number of areas in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the committee remains concerned about the lack of progress in the field of constitutional reform and reform of the election law. More

Progress of the monitoring procedure (January – December 2017) and periodic review of four member States

The committee has adopted its annual report. It assesses the progress made by the ten countries under a monitoring procedure sensu stricto, as well as the three countries engaged in a post-monitoring dialogue. More