Monitors welcome Turkey Constitutional Court ruling and the release of former MP

The monitoring co-rapporteurs for Turkey, Nigel Evans and Thomas Hammarberg, have welcomed the release of former HDP deputy Sirri Süreyya Önder, following a decision of the Constitutional Court. More

Georgia: ‘Parliament must rectify the selection process for Supreme Court judges’ say monitors

PACE monitors welcome steps to make the process of selecting Supreme Court judges more transparent, but express serious concern at how the High Council of Justice prepared the list of candidates. More

PACE co-rapporteurs: ‘Montenegro is at a turning point. It must continue on the right path’

“Montenegro is at a turning point. It must continue on the right path,” said Ionut-Marian Stroe and Anne Mulder, co-rapporteurs for post-monitoring dialogue with Montenegro, following their visit to Podgorica. More

Co-rapporteurs to make monitoring visit to Georgia

Titus Corlatean and Claude Kern, PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Georgia, will make a fact-finding visit to the country from 17 to 18 September. More

Post-monitoring dialogue: North Macedonia commended on progress since 2013

The committee has commended the authorities of North Macedonia for the progress made since 2013 as part of the post-monitoring dialogue, and set out a list of five areas it will further assess in its next report. More

Republic of Moldova: the steps taken to ‘de-oligarchise’ the country and fight against corruption should help consolidate institutions

Given the polarized context in the Republic of Moldova and the unprecedented political and constitutional crisis of June 2019, the committee welcomed the resilience demonstrated by the Moldovan people and the peaceful transition of power. More