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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

Georgia: call for stronger system of checks and balances, including for security services

Tbilisi (Georgia) © Shutterstock The monitoring co-rapporteurs for Georgia, Kerstin Lundgren and Titus Corlăţean, have welcomed the improvement of the constitutional framework in Georgia as a result of the adoption of the Constitutional amendments. More

PACE co-rapporteurs carry out a monitoring visit to Georgia

Tbilisi (Georgia) © Shutterstock Kerstin Lundgren and Titus Corlăţean, co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Georgia, will make a fact-finding visit to Tbilisi on 20-22 November. More

Azerbaijan: new law ‘likely to harm’ profession of lawyer

Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, have expressed their concern at the adoption of the amendments to the law 'on advocates and advocacy'. More

Co-rapporteurs carry out a monitoring visit to Armenia

PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations by Armenia, will make a fact-finding visit to Yerevan on 6-7 November. Discussions will mainly focus on recent political developments and on-going reforms. More

Co-rapporteurs hopeful after release of 8 human rights defenders, dismayed by continued detention of AI Chair

“While we welcome the release of 8 human rights activists, we are dismayed by yesterday’s court decision to continue Amnesty International Turkey Chair Taner Kilic’s pre-trial detention,” said Marianne Mikko and Nigel Evans. More