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

PACE to observe the presidential election in Tunisia

An eight-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly, led by Jean-Marie Bockel, will travel to Tunisia from 21 to 24 November to observe the conduct of the presidential election. 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

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