Winter meeting of the OSCE PA
February 27, 2017

The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly held its 16th winter meeting at the Hofburg Congress Centre in Vienna on 23-24 February 2017.

Meetings of General Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions, General Committee on Economic Affairs, Science, Technology and Environment and General Committee on Political Affairs and Security were held during these days.

International terrorism, human rights and combating climate change were among the issues topping the agenda as some 250 members of parliament from more than 50 OSCE countries, including the delegations from TurkPA member-parliaments, attended the gathering.

TurkPA Secretary General JandosAsanov and Commission Secretary Emin Hasanov participated in the event in the capacity of guests.

The winter meeting concluded with a special debate on the topic “Protecting human rights in times of crisis”.