Deputies Valeriu Ghiletchi, Valentina Buliga, Maria Postoico and Liliana Palihovici will travel to Strasbourg on 10-14 October 2016 to attend the autumn session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

The deputy Valeriu Ghiletchi will report on the protection of unattended children in Europe.

Vaclav Havel human right prize will be awarded on the first day of the session. The prize of 60.000 euros, is offered annually to a person, an institution or non-governmental organizations campaigning for human rights.

The session will hold debates on the situation in Turkey, Jordan and parliamentary elections in Belarus, as well as on the political consequences of the conflict in Ukraine.

Such issues as the impact of population dynamics in Europe on migration policies, cooperation with the International Criminal Tribunal, social inclusion through sports, drawing conclusions from the "Panama Papers" to ensure fiscal and social justice, the rights of children born to surrogate mothers are on the agenda of the Parliamentary Assembly.

According to the agenda, the French President François Hollande, Foreign Minister of Estonia Jürgen Ligi, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will address messages to the PACE.

At the same time, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland will answer questions addressed by the parliamentarians.

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