PACE autumn session: the Ukraine crisis, countering neo-Nazism, human rights prize

PACE autumn session: the Ukraine crisis, countering neo-Nazism, human rights prize

Strasbourg, 29 September-3 October 2014

A current affairs debate on the crisis in Ukraine, a report on countering neo-Nazism, and the award of the second Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize will be among highlights of PACE's autumn session in Strasbourg, from 29 September to 3 October. Other items on the draft agenda, just made public, include annual debates on the OECD and EBRD, with the participation of their leading officials, monitoring reports on Georgia and Albania, and possible changes to PACE's monitoring mechanism.

Reports and opinions from the agenda

Monday 29 September

  • Doc. 13609 (report on credentials) Examination of credentials of representatives and substitutes
  • Doc. 13608 (progress report) Activities of the Assembly's Bureau and Standing Committee (27 June – 28 September 2014)
  • Doc. 13611 (election observation report) Observation of the presidential election in Turkey (10 August 2014)

Tuesday 30 September

  • Doc. 13593 (report) Counteraction to manifestations of neo-Nazism
  • Doc. 13602 (committee opinion) Counteraction to manifestations of neo-Nazism
  • Doc. 13596 (report) Women's rights and prospects for Euro-Mediterranean co­operation
  • Doc. 13585 (report) Good governance and enhanced quality in education
  • Doc. 13590 (report) Raising the status of vocational education and training

Wednesday 1 October

  • Doc. 13588 (report) The functioning of democratic institutions in Georgia
  • Doc. 13588 Addendum (addendum to the report) The functioning of democratic institutions in Georgia
  • Doc. 13595 (report) The progress of the Assembly's monitoring procedure (October 2013 – September 2014)

Thursday 2 October

  • Doc. 13618 (report) Threats against humanity posed by the terrorist group known as "IS": violence againstChristians and other religious or ethnic communities
  • Doc. 13594 (report) The activities of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in 2013-2014
  • Doc. 13586 (report) The honouring of obligations and commitments by Albania

Friday 3 October

  • Doc. 13597 (report) The alternatives to immigration detention of children
  • Doc. 13572 (report) Towards optimum breast cancer services across Europe