Jordi Xucla / Mahmoud Abbas / Palestinian territories

Concerns about clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli settlers and army

During his visit to the Palestinian Territories from 6 to 7 October, the rapporteur Jordi Xuclà expressed concern about clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli settlers. More

Anne Brasseur: ‘GAME OVER for the FIFA system’

“After a plethora of scandals, and following the latest corruption allegations, FIFA’s Ethics Committee has at last reacted with the suspensions of Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini and Jérôme Valcke,” said Anne Brasseur. More

World Day Against the Death Penalty: our fight is not only morally but also politically justified, says PACE rapporteur

"Death penalty clearly does not reduce crime, and merely lowers our society to the level of criminals. There has been some progress towards the universal abolition of this punishment. There is still room for further improvement." More

PACE to observe the presidential election in Belarus

A 10-member delegation led by Reha Denemeç begins a four-day visit to Belarus to observe the conduct of the presidential election, alongside observers from the OSCE-PA and the OSCE-ODIHR. More

Monaco: visit by former PACE rapporteur on post-monitoring dialogue

Jordi Xucla (Spain, ALDE) Jordi Xuclà, former rapporteur on post-monitoring dialogue with Monaco, will travel to the Principality, on behalf of the Monitoring Committee, for a fact-finding visit on the follow-up of the implementation of PACE Resolution 2052 (2015).  More

PACE monitors to visit Georgia

Tbilisi (Georgia) © Shutterstock Boriss Cilevics and Kerstin Lundgren, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Georgia by the PACE, are to make a three-day fact-finding visit to Tbilisi from 12 to 14 October 2015. More

Turkey: statement by the pre-electoral delegation

A seven-member cross-party delegation was in Ankara on 5 and 6 October, at the invitation of the Turkish delegation, for a pre-electoral visit ahead of the early parliamentary elections on 1 November; More

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