On 2 April in Baku, the second plenary session of the Euronest – Parliamentary Assembly of MPs from the EU and EaP states – is held. Will the MPs from the South Caucasus manage to avoid quarrels?
The session will be held in the territory of the EaP for the first time. The subjects of the meeting fall into the competence of four Committees of Euronest, whose sessions will precede the meeting on 2 April. These are the Committees:
1. On Political Affairs, Human Rights and Democracy,
2. On Economic Integration, Legal Approximation and Convergence with EU Policies,
3. On Energy Security,
4. On Social Affairs, Education, Culture and Civil Society.
The Euronest PA was constituted on 7 May by the European Parliament. In theory, there are 120 MPs – 60 representatives of the EP and 60 of the EaP states – in the assembly. In practice it gathers 110 MPs, for the representatives of Belarus were not recognised as democratically elected and were refused to participate. The first session was written off by Azerbaijani-Armenian conflict. Will the Euronest PA make any progress this time?
Translated by Marta Lityńska