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List of sittings: 2019 - First part-session

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  • Monday, January 21, 2019 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 presidential election in Georgia (28 October and 28 November 2018) / Observation of the early parliamentary elections in Armenia (9 December 2018)

  • Monday, January 21, 2019 15:00-17:00 Sitting No.: 2 Edition closed
    • Debate (continued) : Progress report of the Bureau and the Standing Committee / Observation of the presidential election in Georgia (28 October and 28 November 2018) / Observation of the early parliamentary elections in Armenia (9 December 2018)

    • Debate : Free debate

  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:00-13:00 Sitting No.: 3 Edition closed
    • Elections : Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

    • Debate : Updating guidelines to ensure fair referendums in Council of Europe member States

    • Address : Communication from the Committee of Ministers

  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019 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 : Sergei Magnitsky and beyond – fighting impunity by targeted sanctions

    • Debate : Compatibility of Sharia law with the European Convention on Human Rights: can States Parties to the Convention be signatories of the “Cairo Declaration”?

  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10:00-13:00 Sitting No.: 5 Edition closed
    • [Possibly 2nd round] Elections : Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

    • Joint debate : Media freedom as a condition for democratic elections / Public service media in the context of disinformation and propaganda

    • Address : Mr Ditmir BUSHATI, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of Albania

  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019 15:30-20:00 Sitting No.: 6 Edition closed
    • [Possibly 2nd round] Elections (continued) : Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

    • Debate : Internet governance and human rights

    • Joint debate : Discrimination in access to employment / For a disability-inclusive workforce

  • Thursday, January 24, 2019 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 : Address by an invited personality

  • Thursday, January 24, 2019 16:30-20:00 Sitting No.: 8 Edition closed
    • Debate : The progress of the Assembly's monitoring procedure (January-December 2018) and the periodic review of the honouring of obligations by Iceland and Italy

    • Debate : Promoting the rights of persons belonging to national minorities

  • Friday, January 25, 2019 10:00-13:00 Sitting No.: 9 Edition closed
    • Debate : Withdrawing citizenship as a measure to combat terrorism: a human rights-compatible approach?

    • Debate : Ensuring greater follow-up of CPT recommendations: enhanced role of PACE and of national parliaments

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

    • Constitution of the Standing Committee :

    • Closure of the part-session :