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Albania: rapporteurs welcome agreement between opposition and ruling majority on electoral reform

Tirana (Albania) © Shutterstock The monitoring co-rapporteurs for Albania welcomed the agreement reached between the main opposition parties, the parliamentary opposition and the ruling majority on the framework of co-operation on electoral reform. More

Monitors call on Azerbaijan to comply with Strasbourg Court ruling and annul sentences against Ilgar Mammadov

Stefan Schennach and Sir Roger Gale express their regret at the non-enforcement by Azerbaijan of the decision of the Court of Human Rights with regard to the annulment of the court sentences against Ilgar Mammadov. More

Monitors regret appointment of 14 judges by Georgian parliament

Titus Corlatean and Claude Kern regret the decision of the Georgian parliament to appoint 14 judges to the Supreme Court, against the recommendation of the international community, including the Assembly. More

Committee urges Poland to revisit reforms which ‘severely damage’ judicial independence and the rule of law

Reforms of the judiciary and justice system in Poland “cumulatively undermine and severely damage the independence of the judiciary and the rule of law”, PACE’s Monitoring Committee has said. More

Committee reviews progress of States under monitoring in 2019

The committee adopted the report by Sir Roger Gale, which takes stock of its activities in 2019 and makes an assessment of the progress of the countries subject to monitoring or engaged in post-monitoring dialogue. More

Rapporteurs deplore failure of Georgian parliament to pass constitutional amendments on proportional election system

Tbilisi (Georgia) © Shutterstock The rapporteurs for the monitoring of Georgia express their deep regret at the failure of the Parliament to pass the Constitutional amendments required to introduce a fully proportional election system for the 2020 elections. More