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The rights of Palestinian minors in the Israeli justice system must be protected

The Israeli authorities must work with UNICEF, the International Committee of the Red Cross and civil society to change laws, practice and attitudes so as to fully protect the rights of Palestinian minors in the Israeli justice system. More

Tunisian Foreign Minister thanks Council of Europe for its support

Addressing the Assembly, Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui has paid tribute to the Council of Europe for the precious support it has given to Tunisia during its period of democratic transition. More

PACE elects Arnfinn Bårdsen judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Norway

The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) today elected Arnfinn Bårdsen as judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Norway. Mr Bårdsen obtained an absolute majority of votes cast. More

Current affairs debate on “The future of the Council of Europe”

Adopting its agenda, the Assembly decided to hold a current affairs debate on “The future of the Council of Europe”. The strengthening of PACE decision-making process concerning credentials and voting will also be discussed. More