Co-rapporteurs carry out a monitoring visit to Georgia

Boriss Cilevics (Latvia, SOC) and Kerstin Lundgren (Sweden, ALDE), co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Georgia, are to make a fact-finding visit to the country from 28 to 30 March 2017.

The main focus for the visit will be the political climate and political pluralism following the last parliamentary elections, the priorities for the new government, and constitutional and judicial reform.

Meetings are foreseen with the President, Speaker of Parliament, Prime Minister and Foreign, Europe and acting Justice Ministers, as well as the head of the Constitutional Court, the Constitutional Reform Commission, the Chief Prosecutor and the Public Defender.

The co-rapporteurs will also meet the representatives of all parliamentary groups, as well as civil society organisations and experts.