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Sessions of the Baltic Assembly

The Session of the Baltic Assembly is the highest body of the organisation. There are two kinds of the sessions: regular and extraordinary. A regular or an extraordinary Session of the Baltic Assembly have the power to act if more than half of the members of each national delegation are present.

A proposal to convene an extraordinary Session may be submitted by each national delegation individually or jointly with other delegations. The proposal to convene an extraordinary Session must be well founded, indicating the issues for consideration.

The Session can adopt decisions on all issues pertaining to the Baltic Assembly activities. A regular Session of the Assembly shall be held once a year in the presiding country. The Session has the following competence:

The Session of the Baltic Assembly adopts its decisions by voting. Each national delegation has one vote. A decision shall be deemed adopted if all the national delegations have voted in favour of it.

Within the framework of the Session, an official meeting of the Presidents of the parliaments of the Member States shall be held.

More detailed description of the Session conduction see in the Statutes of the Baltic Assembly.

The latest 38th Session of the Baltic Assembly was held on 28 - 29 November 2019 in Riga, Latvia.

The next Session will take place on 5-6 November 2020 in Tallinn, Estonia.