Albania: monitoring visit by PACE rapporteurs

Andrej Hunko (Germany, UEL) and Joseph O’Reilly (Ireland, EPP/CD), co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Albania, will make a fact-finding visit to Tirana from 5 to 7 September 2018.

Discussions will mainly focus on recent political developments, the priorities for the government, the state of reforms and the fight against corruption and organised crime.

In Tirana, Mr Hunko and Mr O’Reilly are due to meet, in particular, the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister, the Speaker of the Parliament, the Minister of European and Foreign Affairs, and the Minister of Justice.

Talks are also scheduled with leaders of political groups, the Albanian delegation to PACE, the judicial authorities, the Ombudsperson, and representatives of the diplomatic community and civil society.