PACE reviews the work of its subsidiary bodies since last session

The Bureau’s decisions in response to the report of the Ad hoc Committee on the role and mission of the Parliamentary Assembly; the restrictions on NGO activities in member States and the terms of reference of a General Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders; as well as the early presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey and the referendum in “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, were among major themes during the debate on the progress report of the Bureau and the Standing Committee, presented by Rósa Björk Brynjólfsdóttir (Iceland, UEL).

The progress report covers the activities and decisions of the Assembly’s subsidiary bodies since the last session.