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PACE to observe the parliamentary elections in Georgia

A 27-member delegation of the PACE, led by Emanuelis Zingeris (Lithuania, EPP/CD), will travel to Georgia from 6 to 9 October to observe the conduct of the parliamentary elections. More

French President, German and Turkish Foreign Ministers to address Autumn session

The President of France, and the Foreign Ministers of Germany and Turkey will address PACE at its autumn plenary session. A current affairs debate has been requested on the situation in Turkey in the light of the attempted coup d’Etat.  More

Pedro Agramunt: ‘The world has lost a man of dialogue, our Assembly has lost a friend’

“The world has lost a man of dialogue, of principle and of conviction. Israel has lost one of its prominent figures. Our Assembly has lost a friend,” declared Pedro Agramunt, extending the sincere condolences of the Assembly. More

PACE to observe the parliamentary elections in Morocco

An 11-member delegation of the PACE, led by Ian Liddell-Grainger, will travel to Morocco from 5 to 8 October, at the invitation of its authorities, to observe the conduct of the parliamentary elections. More

'European leaders must act to protect children in Aleppo'

PACE rapporteur Sevinj Fataliyeva has called on European governments to step up their action to protect and support children concerned by the armed conflict in Syria, in particular in Aleppo.  More

Republic of Moldova: statement of the pre-electoral delegation ahead of the Presidential election

Chisinau (Republic of Moldova) © Shutterstock A pre-electoral delegation from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) visited Chisinau to assess the election campaign and the preparations for the Presidential election to be held on 30 October 2016.  More

In Iceland, a focus on the power of human rights and democracy to defeat extremism

Reykjavik / Political affairs / meeting / #NHNF Icelandic leaders welcomed Political Affairs Committee to Reykjavik, speaking out strongly in favour of the Council of Europe’s core principles as the most effective way to counter hate-speech, extremism and terrorism.  More

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