Gaza: President welcomes truce, calling on both sides to live up to commitments

Anne Brasseur welcomed the long-term ceasefire deal reached between Israel and the Palestinians. She called on both sides to live up to their commitments and to engage in a meaningful political dialogue. More

Three nominees for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2014

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock B'Tselem Israeli Information Center for Human Rights (Israel), Jesuit Refugee Service (Malta) and Anar Mammadli (Azerbaijan) are the three candidates shortlisted in Prague today for this Prize. More

PACE President makes official visit to the Czech Republic

PACE President Anne Brasseur PACE President Anne Brasseur will make an official visit to the Czech Republic, during which she is due to meet the President of the Republic, the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, the President of the Senate and the Prime Minister. More

Committee head urges more help for persecuted religious groups in Iraq

Theodora Bakoyannis has called on the international community to send humanitarian aid to religious groups in Iraq threatened by the terrorist insurgency there and to help restore security.  More

Presentation of the Council of Europe Flag of Honour to the town of Ternopil (Ukraine)

Ternopil / Ukraine Victor Ruffy, Honorary Member of the PACE and former Swiss Deputy, will present the Council of Europe Flag of Honour to the Ukrainian town of Ternopil on Thursday 28 August at 4 p.m. More

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