The members of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) are visiting the Mures County (center Romania) at the invitation of the Romanian delegation to PACE, over May 16-20.
The Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights is one of the most important PACE committees, joining over 80 members of the 47 Council of Europe member states and representing a 840 million-strong population.
The works of the Committee will take place on May 18 and 19 in Targu Mures, with a hearing on the report on the „Situation of the Roma minority in Europe and the relevant activities of the Council of Europe,” having Slovakia’s József Berényi as rapporteur, scheduled on the first day.
The meeting is organized by the Senate of Romania.
According to the organizers, the members of the delegation are particularly interested in aspects related to the functioning of local authorities, the city’s tourism potential, inter-ethnic relations and the preservation of the locals’ cultural and linguistic traditions.