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Monitoring rapporteurs react to so-called elections in the Georgian region of South Ossetia

“The so-called parliamentary elections in the Georgian region of South Ossetia are neither legal nor legitimate,” say PACE monitors of Georgia, Titus Corlatean and Claude Kern, in a statement. More

Concerned co-rapporteurs closely follow the situation in the Republic of Moldova

Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) © Shutterstock The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of the Republic of Moldova, Egidijus Vareikis and Maryvonne Blondin, have expressed their deep concern about the on-going situation in the country. More

Rapporteur calls on Russian authorities to immediately release investigative journalist Ivan Golunov

Lord George Foulkes, General Rapporteur on media freedom and the safety of journalists, has expressed concern over police actions against prominent Russian journalist Ivan Golunov. More

Budget and priorities of the Council of Europe 2020-2021

In adopting a draft opinion, the committee pointed out that, despite a context of uncertainty, budget for 2020-2021 shows a willingness to promote an Organisation that is confident in its know-how and expertise. More

Expenditure of the Assembly for 2020-2021

In adopting a draft resolution, the Committee on Rules of Procedure pointed out that, the Assembly, despite the uncertainties over the Organisation's budget, should continue to be the political driving force of the '47'. More

Working visit by the PACE President to Austria

Liliane Maury Pasquier will make a working visit to Austria, during which she will address the Austrian National Council in plenary session, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Council of Europe. More