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Committee condemns “grave human rights violations” committed against Crimean Tatars

Reaffirming the non-recognition of the annexation of Crimea, the PACE Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination condemned the “grave violations” of human rights that have been committed against Crimean Tatars, including killings and enforced disappearances, “which moreover have not since been... More

Angela Merkel to address PACE spring session

On the occasion of the German Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth will participate in the spring session of PACE (19-22 April 2021) which will take place in a hybrid format. The President of the European... More

General Rapporteur on media freedom appalled by the assassination of an investigative journalist in Greece

Stefan Schennach (Austria, SOC), General Rapporteur on media freedom and the safety of journalists for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), has today expressed his horror at the murder of Giorgos Karaivaz, a veteran Greek crime reporter who was shot several times outside... More

Strengthening youth participation in conflict resolution and political processes

The Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media, meeting today by videoconference, deplores that nearly six years after the adoption of the first landmark resolution of the UN Security Council on youth, peace and security, little progress has been made and that the potential of young... More