For the 2020-2021 biennium, the Parliamentary Assembly, despite
the uncertainties over the Organisation's budget, should continue
to be the political driving force of the Council of Europe, in particular
by addressing the challenges to human rights, the rule of law and
democracy, both at national and regional level, as well as to the
societal developments facing its member States.
The Assembly will encourage the efficient implementation at
national level of the Council of Europe’s main standards and conventions.
It will focus on the three pillars of the Council of Europe's work
programme, and on the implementation of the various multi-annual
transversal strategies decided by the Council of Europe, bearing
in mind the achievement of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable