delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), led by
Luca VolontÃ¨ (Italy, EPP/CD),
will travel to Georgia from 29 September to 2 October to observe the conduct of
the parliamentary elections
alongside observers from the OSCE
Parliamentary Assembly, European Parliament, NATO Parliamentary Assembly and
OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR).
will meet representatives of the political
parties and coalitions running in the elections, the Chairman of the Central
Electoral Commission, the Chairman of the Voters' List Verification Commission
and the Chairman of the State Audit, as well as representatives of civil society
and the media, before being deployed around the country to observe the
ballot on 1 October.
A member of
the Venice Commission â€“ the Council of Europe's group of independent legal
experts â€“ will provide legal support during the visit.
A PACE pre-electoral delegation visited Tbilisi on 11 and 12 September.
A joint press
conference is scheduled on Tuesday 2 October (date and place to be confirmed).
Nathalie Bargellini, PACE Communication Division, mobile +33 6 65 40 32 82 /
local mobile: +995 555 114643 (from 29 September), email@example.com
List of delegation members
Statement by PACE pre-electoral mission
For more information see: www.coe.int / www.coe.ge