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

Istanbul Convention: putting an end to the cycle of violence against women

2014 marked a turning point with the entry into force of the Istanbul Convention, giving a clear sign of the political will of States to prevent and condemn all forms of violence against women,” declared Ms Brasseur. More

Successful first round of presidential elections marks new phase in Tunisia's democratic transition

"Following on from the success of the parliamentary elections, the proper conduct of the first round of this presidential election marks a new phase of democratic transition," said Jean-Marie Bockel. 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 to observe the parliamentary elections in the Republic of Moldova

Jean-Claude MIGNON, President A 25-member PACE delegation led by Jean-Claude Mignon will travel to the Republic of Moldova from 28 November to 1 December to observe the conduct of the parliamentary elections. More

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