Tbilisi hosts 8th ordinary session of Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
09 December, 2019
Tbilisi hosts 8th ordinary session of Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
The 8th ordinary session of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly - "Future Visions of the Eastern Partnership" has opened in Tbilisi. Four committee meetings will be held within the framework of today's session.

Several working groups are also scheduled to meet.

Members of the European Parliament and the Eastern Partnership countries participate in the work of the Parliamentary Assembly.

Various topical issues of energy security, future visions of the Eastern Partnership and geopolitical challenges, as well as cooperation between
the EU and the Eastern Partnership countries will be discussed during the session.

Andrius Kubilius, Co-President of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, told reporters that in light of recent developments, they could see a certain phenomenon in the Eastern Partnership countries that they could call an attempt to form a mono-majority, super-majority. Such a majority could be used for undemocratic purposes.

According to him, the proportional system would greatly balance the election results, which is very important.

“More proportionality will bring more balance, which is very important. We can see a certain phenomenon in the Eastern Partnership countries that we can call an attempt to form a mono-majority, super-majority. On the one hand, this helps to carry out some reforms, but on the other hand, in case of such a majority, there is a temptation to use it for undemocratic purposes,” Andrius Kubilius said.

He said that the committees' reports would be discussed during the Euronest session, one of which would be devoted to democratic governance, which "is very important in light of the political crisis in Georgia."

The 8th annual session of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly will last until December 10.

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