THE FORTY- SEVENTH MEETING OF THE PABSEC LEGAL AND POLITICAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, ATHENS, 23-24 MAY 2016
The Forty-Seventh Meeting of the PABSEC Legal and Political Affairs Committee was held in Athens on 23-24 May 2016, upon the invitation of the Hellenic Parliament. The Meeting was chaired by Mr. Mikhail Emelyanov, Chairman of the PABSEC Legal and Political Affairs Committee and Head of the PABSEC Russian Delegation.
The Meeting was addressed by Mr. Georgios Varemnos, Vice-President of the Hellenic Parliament and Mr. Nikolaos Xydakis, Alternate Foreign Minister for European Affairs.
Mr. Vlad Nistor, Head of PABSEC Romanian Delegation, presented the draft Report on “Problems of Refugees in the BSEC Member States – Political Aspect”. The draft Recommendation 150/2016 on the same subject was presented by Mr. Mikhail Emelyanov, Chairman of the Committee.
The Committee approved the draft Report and the draft Recommendation on “Problems of Refugees in the BSEC Member States - Political Aspect” that will be submitted to the consideration of the Forty-Seventh Plenary Session of the Assembly, to be held in Moscow on 29-30 June 2016.
The Committee elected Mr. Horhannes Margaryan (Armenia) for the post of the Vice-Chairman of the PABSEC Legal and Political Affairs Committee for a period of two years term.
The Forty-Eight Meeting of the Committee will take place in Antalya, on 28-29 September 2016. The main item on the Agenda will be “The role of Religion in fight against terrorism and extremism”.
The national delegations from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine participated in the Meeting.