PACE to elect Secretary General of the Council of Europe

PACE to elect Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Strasbourg, 23-27 June 2014

The election of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, an address by the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, and a joint debate on the "left-to-die boat" and on the large-scale arrival of mixed migratory flows on Italian shores are among the highlights of the forthcoming PACE plenary session in Strasbourg (23-27 June).

Other items on the agenda include reports on violence in and through the media, challenges for the Council of Europe Development Bank, a parliamentary contribution to solving the Western Sahara conflict as well as a report on ‘Towards a better European democracy: facing the challenges of a federal Europe. Elmar Mammadyarov, Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, will present the communication from the Committee of Ministers.

Reports and opinions from the agenda

Monday 23 June

  • Doc. 13541 (report on credentials) Examination of credentials of representatives and substitutes
  • Doc. 13538 (progress report) Activities of the Assembly's Bureau and Standing Committee (11 April – 22 June 2014)
  • Doc. 13538 Addendum (progress report addendum) Activities of the Assembly's Bureau and Standing Committee (11 April – 22 June 2014)
  • Doc. 13542 (communication) President's activities between the second and the third part of the 2014 Ordinary session
  • Doc. 13517 (election observation report) Observation of the presidential election (13 and 27 April 2014) and of the early parliamentary elections (27 April 2014) in "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"
  • Doc. 13543 (election observation report) Observation of the early presidential election in Ukraine (25 May 2014)
  • Doc. 13537 (parliamentary questions) Parliamentary question to the Chairperson-in-Office of the Committee of Ministers

Tuesday 24 June

  • Doc. 13525 (communication) Election of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe
  • Doc. 13532 (report) The "left-to-die boat": actions and reactions
  • Doc. 13531 (report) The large-scale arrival of mixed migratory flows on Italian shores
  • Doc. 13509 (report) Violence in and through the media
  • Doc. 13536 (committee opinion) Violence in and through the media
  • Doc. 13528 (report) Evaluation of the implementation of the reform of the Parliamentary Assembly

Wednesday 25 June

  • Doc. 13527 (report) Towards a better European democracy: facing the challenges of a federal Europe
  • Doc. 13526 (report) Parliamentary contribution to solving the Western Sahara conflict
  • Doc. 13544 (committee opinion) Parliamentary contribution to solving the Western Sahara conflict
  • Doc. 13522 (report) Identities and diversity within intercultural societies
  • Doc. 13530 (report) Integration of migrants: is Europe failing?

Thursday 26 June

  • Doc. 13513 (report) Challenges for the Council of Europe Development Bank
  • Doc. 13529 (report) Europe's public administrations in flux: public service under threat?

Friday 27 June

  • Doc. 13524 (report) Reinforcement of the independence of the European Court of Human Rights
  • Doc. 13511 (report) Child-friendly juvenile justice: from rhetoric to reality
  • Doc. 13547 (committee opinion) Child-friendly juvenile justice: from rhetoric to reality