The winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has begun its work in Strasbourg, Report informs.

The event will include debates on combating the COVID-19 pandemic through public health measures, combating the growth of hatred against LGBT people in Europe, the poisoning of Alexei Navalny, and other topics.

Due to measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the winter session will be held in a hybrid format from January 24 to 28.