The functioning of democratic institutions in Poland: visit by PACE co-rapporteurs to Warsaw

Azadeh Rojhan Gustafsson (Sweden, SOC) and Pieter Omtzigt (Netherlands, EPP/CD), co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on “The functioning of democratic institutions in Poland”, will make a fact-finding visit to Warsaw on 5-6 September.

This visit will mainly focus on the situation of the judiciary and justice system in the country.

The co-rapporteurs are due to meet, inter alia, the Minister of Justice, the First President of the Supreme Court, representatives of the Constitutional Tribunal and the President of the National Council of Justice.

The will also hold meetings with the Polish delegation to PACE and representatives of political parties, judges and prosecutors organisations and NGOs, as well as members of the diplomatic community.