Shock and sadness at Gaziantep wedding blast

PACE President Pedro Agramunt expressed his shock and sadness at the deaths in Turkey late Saturday evening, at a wedding in Gaziantep, southern Turkey. More

Belarus: statement of the pre-electoral delegation

A pre-electoral delegation headed by Gisela Wurm visited Minsk to assess the election campaign and the preparations for the parliamentary elections to be held on 11 September 2016.  More

#NoHateNoFear: parliamentarians speak out to support the initiative

Parliamentarians speak out in support of the #NoHateNoFear initiative launched by Pedro Agramunt during the Assembly’s June plenary session. In a new video, they express why this message is so important to counter terrorism. More

PACE rapporteur demands explanations over far-reaching media restrictions in Turkey

Volodymyr Ariev, Ukraine PPE/CD The General Rapporteur on media freedom has asked for urgent clarification of the current situation regarding the closures of media outlets and the criminal prosecutions of journalists. More

Pedro Agramunt reacts to the shootings in Munich

"I deplore last night's shocking events in Munich," said PACE President Pedro Agramunt. "My thoughts are with the victims and the loved ones of those who died." More

PACE Rapporteur: national programmes for fighting the radicalisation of young people should be stepped up

PACE rapporteur Sevinj Fataliyeva has called on European governments to develop more effective policies against political and religious radicalisation amongst young or marginalised people with foreign backgrounds. More

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