Baku. 17 February. REPORT.AZ/ The crisis of migrants and refugees in the OSCE area and efforts to strengthen the collective response will be the focus of debate and presentations at the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s Winter Meeting, held at the Hofburg Congress Centre in Vienna on 25-26 February, Report informs referring to the press service of the OSCE PA.
Nearly 300 parliamentarians from across the OSCE’s 57 participating States and Partners for Co-operation, including several speakers of parliament, are expected to participate in the Meeting, the first major convocation of the Assembly this year.
The fight against terrorism in the OSCE area and the crisis in and around Ukraine are among the other topics expected to be considered in Vienna.
Meetings of the OSCE PA’s three main Committees, Political Affairs and Security; Economic Affairs, Science, Technology and Environment; and Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions will also be held in Vienna.
Debate in the committees will focus on combatting terrorism, the economic effects of the migration crisis, and the human rights of migrants and refugees.