PACE committee proposes to continue post-monitoring dialogue with Bulgaria

The Monitoring Committee has proposed that the Assembly continue a post-monitoring dialogue with Bulgaria, noting that while the overall progress is not questioned, a number of outstanding concerns still exist. More

Seminar on “Media freedom and the functioning of the democratic institutions” in the UK Parliament

The PACE Monitoring Committee will hold a seminar on 16 May in the Parliament in London on “Media freedom and the functioning of the democratic institutions”, which is open to the public. More

Bosnian parliament warned that it has only two days left to submit a PACE delegation

The parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina has been warned that it has only two days left to submit the names of its delegation to PACE, or risk having no Bosnian members in the Assembly for the whole of 2019. More

Armenia: PACE monitors welcome the launch of reforms and call for concrete results

The Armenian authorities are acutely aware of the expectations of the population for change. It is therefore important that the reforms being formulated lead to concrete and tangible results, said the co-rapporteurs. More

Rapporteurs welcome presidential pardon of prisoners in Azerbaijan, call for release of all political prisoners

Sunna Aevarsdóttir, Sir Roger Gale and Stefan Schennach welcomed the release, following the Navruz presidential pardon, of more than 400 sentenced prisoners in Azerbaijan, including over 50 persons considered to be political prisoners. More

PACE monitors to visit Armenia

Yuliya Lovochkina and Andrej Šircelj, PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Armenia, will make a fact-finding visit to Yerevan from 12 to 14 March. More