The Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will meet in the context of the Czech Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers (May-November 2017).
An exchange of views with the Czech Minister for Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek will focus on the Czech Republic’s priorities during its Chairmanship and other issues in the framework of the Assembly’s ongoing political dialogue with the Committee of Ministers.
The members of the Standing Committee will also hold an exchange of views with Paolo Alli, President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
Other items on the agenda include the observation of the parliamentary elections in Armenia, the presidential election in Serbia, and the referendum on the constitutional amendments in Turkey. Debates are also foreseen on the political transition in Tunisia, the employment rights of domestic workers in Europe, as well as human rights of older persons and their comprehensive care.
Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni will attend the meeting.