The second part-session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will take place on 22 to 26 April 2013.
The Parliamentary Assembly will hold a number of debates throughout the week, including three reports with United Kingdom rapporteurs. Michael Connarty MP will present on the debate “Young people’s access to fundamental rights”; James Clappison MP on “Frontex: the need to improve its human rights role and capabilities”; and Christopher Chope MP will speak on “Draft Protocol No. 15 to the European Convention on Human Rights”.
A number of personalities are due to address PACE during the week, including:
- Joachim Gauck, President of Germany
- Gilbert Saboya Sunye, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Andorra
- Bidzina Ivanishvili, Prime Minister of Georgia
- Didier Burkhalter, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland
- Moncef Marzouki, President of Tunisia
- Victor Ponta, Prime Minister of Romania
- Antoni Marti, Head of Government of Andorra
- Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, and
- Nils Muiznieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
For a closer look at the second part-session consult the PACE agenda.