European integration

Moldovan delegation takes part in PACE session

A delegation of the Parliament of Moldova is participating in the ordinary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) that is taking place in Strasburg during June 20-24.
Info-Prim Neo, 20 June 2011, 17:55

The delegation includes MPs Liliana Palihovici, Ana Gutu, Igor Corman, Valeriu Ghiletski, and Grigore Petrenco.

The agenda of the PACE session includes debates on the situation of human rights in Europe, the discussion and adoption of the draft regulations "National Parliaments: Guarantors of Human Rights in Europe" and "The Role of Parliaments in the Consolidation and Development of Social Rights in Europe".

There will be also held thematic debates on cooperation between the Council of Europe and emergent democracies in the Arab world, the Parliament of Morocco's request to grant it the Partner for Democracy status, sharing of responsibilities over asylum seekers and refugees in Europe, exercising of the right to vote from the age of 16, the situation in Tunisia, the PACE reform, and the progress in the Assembly's monitoring procedure.

Speeches in the PACE session will be delivered by the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovich, President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria Nikolay Mladenov.

According to the regulations, the session will be preceded by meetings of the parliamentary commissions and political groups of the PACE.

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