PACE delegation to observe elections in Tunisia

An eleven-member delegation from the Parliamentary Assembly, headed by Andreas Gross (Switzerland, SOC), will be in Tunisia from 23 to 27 October to observe the 26 October parliamentary elections. More

PACE to observe the early parliamentary elections in Ukraine

Christopher Chope (United Kingdom, SOC) A 36-member delegation led by Christopher Chope, will observe the conduct of the early parliamentary elections, alongside observers from the OSCE-PA, European Parliament, NATO-PA and OSCE-ODIHR. More

Social rights are not second class rights, says PACE President

Speaking at the Conference on the European Social Charter “Europe restarts in Turin”, Anne Brasseur recalled that social rights must be considered as fundamental human rights, indivisible, interdependent and complementary. More

Many austerity programmes not in line with European Social Charter

"Many austerity and fiscal consolidation programmes were implemented without prior consultation with social partners and are not in conformity with the European Social Charter,” stressed the Sub-committee. More

PACE President calls on Azerbaijan to free Ilgar Mammadov

Following yesterday’s final decision of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Ilgar Mammadov, PACE President Anne Brasseur has called on the authorities to free him "without delay”. More

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