PACE rapporteur to visit Azerbaijan

  24 July 2021    Read: 240
  PACE rapporteur to visit Azerbaijan

Paul Gavan, Rapporteur of the Committee on Migration, Refugees and Population of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will pay a visit to Azerbaijan, the organization said in a message.  

"Paul Gavan (Ireland, UEL) will visit Azerbaijan on behalf of the Committee on Migration, Refugees and Population of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) from 26 to 28 July 2021, to gather information for his report on “The humanitarian consequences of the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan”,” the message said.

The rapporteur is scheduled to hold meetings with parliamentarians, including the Speaker of the National Assembly (Milli Mejlis), and with representatives of different ministries dealing with the humanitarian consequences of the conflict. He will also have an opportunity to hear from displaced persons, and will meet with the Commissioner for Human Rights of Azerbaijan and civil society representatives.

In May, Gavan paid a visit to Armenia to gather information for his report, which will be released in September this year.


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