Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe welcomes Moldovan authorities' decision to reform judicial system
18:23 | 20.10.2021 Category: Political
Chisinau, 20 October /MOLDPRES/ - The monitoring co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) have welcomed the Moldovan authorities’ decision to reform the judicial system, at the end of a fact-collecting visit to Moldova.
The two co-rapporteurs, Inese Lībiņa-Egnere and Pierre-Alain Fridez, hailed especially the adoption of the constitutional amendments as to the de-politicizing of the judicial system. They also welcomed the cooperation with the Council of Europe in the carrying out of the judicial reform. The co-rapporteurs stressed that these changes regarded the re-establishment of the confidence in the state’s institutions and should edify sustainable entities, based on European standards.
The co-rapporteurs also said that the ruling party now had a great responsibility to improve the transparency in the financing of the political parties. They appreciated the progress made in the field of women’s rights and congratulated Moldova for the ratification of the Istanbul Convention.
The two officials visited Tiraspol, took note of the de facto authorities’ willingness to get involved in a dialogue with the PACE Sub-committee on Conflicts between the Council of Europe Member States as to the protection of human rights, in the context of the Transnistrian conflict settlement process.