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List of sittings: 2020 - First part-session

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  • Monday, January 27, 2020 11:30-13:00 Sitting No.: 1 Edition closed
    • Opening of the part-session : Examination of credentials / Election of the President of the Assembly / Election of the Vice-Presidents of the Assembly / Appointment of members of committees / Request(s) for current affairs debate or debate under urgent procedure / Adoption of the agenda / Approval of the minutes of the Standing Committee

    • Debate : Progress report of the Bureau and the Standing Committee / Observation of the early parliamentary elections in Belarus (17 November 2019)

  • Monday, January 27, 2020 15:00-17:00 Sitting No.: 2 Edition closed
    • Debate (continued) : Progress report of the Bureau and the Standing Committee / Observation of the early parliamentary elections in Belarus (17 November 2019)

    • Address : Communication from the Committee of Ministers

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:00-13:00 Sitting No.: 3 Edition closed
    • Elections : Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

    • Debate : The functioning of democratic institutions in Poland

    • Address : Ms Salome ZURABISHVILI, President of Georgia

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020 15:30-20:00 Sitting No.: 4 Edition closed
    • Elections (continued) : Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

    • Address : Communication from the Secretary General of the Council of Europe

    • Debate : Democracy hacked? How to respond?

    • Debate : Threats to media freedom and journalists’ security in Europe

  • Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:00-13:00 Sitting No.: 5 Edition closed
    • [Possibly 2nd round] Elections : Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

    • Debate : Towards an Internet Ombudsman institution

    • Address : Ms Maia SANDU, Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova (tbc)

  • Wednesday, January 29, 2020 15:30-20:00 Sitting No.: 6 Edition closed
    • [Possibly 2nd round] Elections (continued) : Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

    • Debate : Reported cases of political prisoners in Azerbaijan

    • Debate : Setting minimum standards for electoral systems in order to offer the basis for free and fair elections

  • Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:00-13:00 Sitting No.: 7 Edition closed
    • Debate under urgent procedure or current affairs debate|Subject to a decision by the Assembly. :

    • Address : Invited personality (tbc)

  • Thursday, January 30, 2020 15:30-20:00 Sitting No.: 8 Edition closed
    • Joint debate : Organ transplant tourism / Combating trafficking in human tissues and cells

    • Debate : The progress of the Assembly's monitoring procedure (January-December 2019)

  • Friday, January 31, 2020 10:00-13:00 Sitting No.: 9 Edition closed
    • Debate : The protection of freedom of religion or belief in the workplace

    • Joint debate : Concerted action on human trafficking / Missing refugee and migrant children in Europe

    • Debate : Free debate

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

    • Closure of the part-session :