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Agenda | Doc. 14899 rev | 25 June 2019

Third part of the 2019 Ordinary Session

(24-28 June 2019)

Origin - Adopted by the Assembly on 24 June 2019, and modified on 25 June 2019. 2019 - Third part-session

  • Bur Bureau of the Assembly
  • Per Standing Committee
  • Pol Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy
  • Jur Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights
  • Soc Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development
  • Mig Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons
  • Cult Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media
  • Ega Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination
  • Mon Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee)
  • Pro Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs
  • Cdh Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights
  • EPP/CD Group of the European People's Party
  • SOC Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group
  • EC European Conservatives Group
  • ALDE Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • UEL Group of the Unified European Left
  • FDG Free Democrats Group
  • NR Representatives not belonging to a political group

Joint Committee

  • Thursday12:00 - 13:30

Bureau of the Assembly

  • Monday08:00 - 09:30
  • Friday08:30 - 10:00

Committees

  • Monday14:30 - 15:30
  • Tuesday08:30 - 10:00
  • Tuesday14:00 - 15:30
  • Wednesday14:00 - 15:30
  • Thursday08:30 - 10:00
  • Thursday14:00 - 15:30

Political groups

  • Monday09:30 - 11:30
  • Monday15:30 - 16:00
  • Wednesday08:30 - 10:00

Opening of the part-session

Statement by the President

Examination of credentials

List of delegations:

Changes in the membership of committees (Commissions (2019) 06 + Add. 1)

Requests for debate:

Urgent procedure debate: “Putting an end to the Russian blackmail: request to the Committee of Ministers to hold the Russian Federation accountable for its non-payment of membership fees”
Urgent procedure debate: “Obligation of all States to make sure that the people who downed flight MH17 on 17 July 2014 are brought to justice”

Adoption of the agenda

Approval of the minutes of the Standing Committee (Paris, 24 May 2019) (AS/Per (2019) PV 02)

Address (12:30 - 13:30)

Communication from the Committee of Ministers

Presentation by:

Ms Amélie de MONTCHALIN, Secretary of State attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, in charge of European Affairs, representing the French Presidency of the Committee of Ministers

Parliamentary question:

Debate

Strengthening the decision-making process of the Parliamentary Assembly concerning credentials and voting

Presentation by:

Ms Petra De SUTTER
Belgium, SOC
Rapporteur, AS/Pro

Examination of credentials 
			(1) 
			Doc. 14913 Add.

Changes in the membership of committees 
			(2) 
			Commissions (2019)
06 Add. 2.

Election of a Vice-President of the Assembly in respect of the Russian Federation

Debate

Progress report of the Bureau and the Standing Committee

Presentation by:

Joint debate

Budget and priorities of the Council of Europe for the biennium 2020-2021

Presentation by:

Mr Mart van de VEN
Netherlands, ALDE
Rapporteur, AS/Pro

Expenditure of the Parliamentary Assembly for the biennium 2020-2021

Presentation by:

Mr Mart van de VEN
Netherlands, ALDE
Rapporteur, AS/Pro

Joint debate

The Istanbul Convention on violence against women: achievements and challenges

Presentation by:

Ms Zita GURMAI
Hungary, SOC
Rapporteur, AS/Ega

Towards an ambitious Council of Europe agenda for gender equality

Presentation by:

Ms Elvira KOVÁCS
Serbia, EPP/CD
Rapporteur, AS/Ega

Elections (10:00 - 13:00)

Secretary General of the Council of Europe

List:

Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

List of candidates in respect of:

Debate

Ending coercion in mental health: the need for a human rights-based approach

Presentation by:

Ms Reina de BRUIJN-WEZEMAN
Netherlands, ALDE
Rapporteur, AS/Soc
Ms Sahiba GAFAROVA
Azerbaijan, EC
Rapporteur for opinion, AS/Ega

Statement by:

Ms Dunja MIJATOVIĆ, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Address (12:00 - 13:00)

Mr Marcelo REBELO DE SOUSA, President of Portugal

Speech (12:00-12:20)

Questions and replies (12:20-13:00)

Elections (continued) (15:30 - 19:00)

Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

Joint debate

Challenge, on substantive grounds, of the still unratified credentials of the parliamentary delegation of the Russian Federation 
			(3) 
			According to Rule 8.3
of the Assembly’s Rules of Procedure

Presentation by:

Rapporteur, AS/Mon (Doc. )Rapporteur for opinion, AS/Pro (Doc. )

Challenge, on procedural grounds, of the still unratified credentials of the parliamentary delegation of the Russian Federation 
			(4) 
			According to Rule 7.2
of the Assembly’s Rules of Procedure

Presentation by:

Rapporteur, AS/Pro (Doc. )

Debate

Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination and the rule of law in Malta and beyond: ensuring that the whole truth emerges

Presentation by:

Mr Pieter OMTZIGT
Netherlands, EPP/CD
Rapporteur, AS/Jur

[Possibly 2nd round] Elections (10:00 - 12:00)

Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

Joint debate

Ending violence against children: a Council of Europe contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals

Presentation by:

Baroness Doreen MASSEY
United Kingdom, SOC
Rapporteur, AS/Soc

Stop violence against, and exploitation of, migrant children

Presentation by:

Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR
Iceland, UEL
Rapporteur, AS/Mig
Ms Sevinj FATALIYEVA
Azerbaijan, EC
Rapporteur for opinion, AS/Soc

Statement by:

Ms Maud de BOER-BUQUICCHIO, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children

[Possibly 2nd round] Elections (continued) (15:30 - 17:00)

Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

Debate

Post-monitoring dialogue with Bulgaria

Presentation by:

Mr Frank SCHWABE
Germany, SOC
Co-Rapporteur, AS/Mon
Mr Zsolt NÉMETH
Hungary, EPP/CD
Co-Rapporteur, AS/Mon

Debate

Shedding light on the murder of Boris Nemtsov

Presentation by:

Mr Emanuelis ZINGERIS
Lithuania, EPP/CD
Rapporteur, AS/Jur

Debate

Situation in Syria: prospects for a political solution?

Presentation by:

Ms Theodora BAKOYANNIS
Greece, EPP/CD
Rapporteur, AS/Pol

Debate

Pushback policies and practice in Council of Europe member States

Presentation by:

Ms Tineke STRIK
Netherlands, SOC
Rapporteur, AS/Mig

Progress report

Progress report of the Bureau and the Standing Committee (continued)

Closure of the part-session