Today, Michele Nicoletti (from Italy) was elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
Michele Nicoletti was the only candidate to stand the elections. Under the Assembly’s Rules of Procedure, the President serves for a one-year term, which may be renewed once.
The PACE winter session will continue its work until 26 January. Acting Secretary General – Head of the IPA CIS Council Secretariat Sergey Antufiev will be attending the meeting.
The Agreement on Cooperation between the Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was signed in 1997. Just recently, last year the Assemblies adopted the Joint Conclusions of Co-Chairs of the Parliamentary Conference on Combating International Terrorism was adopted in 2017, within the framework of the IPA CIS spring session, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the IPA CIS.
- 27 december 2018 CIS Executive Committee started drafting the CIS 2030 Economic Development Strategy
- 25 december 2018 Valentina Matvienko: The Council of the Eurasian Women's Forum shall transform into a platform for meaningful discussions
- 18 december 2018 IPA CIS International Observer Team at the snap elections to the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia published its findings