Pope Francis to visit and address the Council of Europe

Pope Francis will pay an official visit to the Council of Europe on Tuesday, 25 November. His Holiness will address the Organisation in a solemn session gathering all its institutions at 12.40 pm. More

Euromaidan anniversary: PACE President calls for urgent implementation of reform agenda

On the first anniversary of the Euromaidan protests, Anne Brasseur congratulated the Ukrainian people on the progress made towards strengthening the democratic process and rule of law in the country.  More

PACE monitoring co-rapporteur to visit Ukraine

Mailis Reps (Estonia, ALDE) Mailis Reps, co-rapporteur on the honouring of obligations and commitments by Ukraine, will visit the country from 24 to 28 November. She will meet leading personalities on all sides to discuss constitutional, electoral and judicial reforms More

PACE President ‘calibrates’ human rights priorities with new EU leaders

Anne Brasseur / Luxembourg, ALDE / $NW PACE President Anne Brasseur has sought to “calibrate” human rights and democracy priorities between the 28-nation EU and the 47-nation Council of Europe during a series of meetings in Brussels with new EU leaders. More

Children's Day: PACE rapporteur highlights ‘hidden dangers’ of online use

Stella Kyriakides, general rapporteur on children, speaking on the occasion of Universal Children’s Day, highlights the dangers of communication technologies for children. More

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