Brexit: ‘something of the European ideal has been lost today’

“Something of the European ideal has been lost today following the UK’s vote for Brexit,” said PACE President Pedro Agramunt, speaking on the last day of the Assembly’s plenary session in Strasbourg. More

Terrorism: #NoHateNoFear, a PACE initiative

The Assembly today launched a #NoHateNoFear initative to counter terrorism. Parliamentarians stood up to say NO to hate and fear and committed themselves to follow up on this initiative in their parliaments. More

Reaffirming the role of the Assembly as a pan-European forum for inter-parliamentary dialogue and co-operation

Legal affairs / Committee meeting / Paris In a declaration adopted today, the PACE Bureau reaffirms the Assembly’s role as a pan-European forum for political dialogue among democratically elected members of parliament from the Organisation’s 47 member states. More

Monitoring visit by co-rapporteurs to the Republic of Moldova

Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) © Shutterstock alentina Leskaj and Ögmundur Jonásson, PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by the Republic of Moldova, will make a fact-finding visit to the country on 27-29 June 2016. More

PACE President to participate in PABSEC Plenary session in Moscow

Pedro Agramunt will participate in the 47th Plenary Session of the General Assembly of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) in Moscow. On this occasion, he will hold several high-level meetings. More

Greek Prime Minister issues strong call for ‘a better Europe’

Alexis Tsipras issued a strong call for “a better Europe, and a new and inspiring vision for Europe’s citizens” today when addressing parliamentarians from the 47-nation Council of Europe. More

26 June: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

26 June marks the Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. This is a day for governments and parliaments throughout the world to reflect on the devastating impact of illicit drug markets on the health and human rights. More

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