Report on honouring of commitments by Moldova to be presented at Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe
14:46 | 23.01.2023 Category: Political
Chisinau, 23 January /MOLDPRES/ - The report on the honouring of the obligations and commitments by Moldova as member country of the Council of Europe will be presented at the winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
According to the parliament’s communication and public relations department, the meeting will be held in Strasbourg on 23-27 January. The Moldovan parliament’s delegation is made up of MPs Ion Groza – the head of the national delegation to PACE, Deputy Parliament Speaker Mihail Popsoi and lawmaker Natalia Davidovici.
The report on the honouring of the obligations and commitments by Moldova was worked out by the co-rapporteurs Pierre-Alain Fridez, Switzerland, and Inese Lībiņa-Egnere, Latvia, in the Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee). The members of the national delegation, Ion Groza and Mihail Popsoi, will intervene in discussions on this document.
The agenda of the PACE winter session also includes the urgent discussion of the legal aspects and the ones on human rights, in the context of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. The PACE members will also discuss the impact of the armed conflicts on the environment, as well as the ethic, cultural and educational challenges of the applications on following contacts.
Another up-to-date subject included on the session’s agenda is the sexual violence related to the conflict. MP Natalia Davidovici will give a speech on the subject. At the same time, the lawmaker will refer to the Istanbul Convention, the role and responsibility of men and boys in the ceasing of the gender violence against women and girls, identification of solutions to the marital captivity.
The participants in the winter session are to elect the new president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, as well as the PACE deputy presidents.