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Opening of the sitting No 3

Elections: Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:03:18

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Debate: Updating guidelines to ensure fair referendums in Council of Europe member States

Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:07:34

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Mr John HOWELL

United Kingdom, EC 

10:07:39

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:12:19

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:12:26

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Mr Gianni BUQUICCHIO

President of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) 

10:14:07

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:23:57

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Mr Serhii KIRAL

Ukraine, EC, Spokesperson for the group 

10:24:28

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:27:44

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Mr Olivier BECHT

France, ALDE, Spokesperson for the group 

10:27:51

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:31:03

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Ms Miren Edurne GORROTXATEGUI

Spain, UEL, Spokesperson for the group 

10:31:14

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:33:22

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Ms Marie-Christine DALLOZ

France, EPP/CD, Spokesperson for the group 

10:33:30

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:36:53

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Mr Ian MURRAY

United Kingdom, SOC, Spokesperson for the group 

10:36:57

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:40:11

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Mr John HOWELL

United Kingdom, EC 

10:40:18

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:40:19

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Ms Esther MUÑOZ

Spain, EPP/CD 

10:40:31

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:42:46

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Mr André VALLINI

France, SOC 

10:42:52

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:44:51

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Mr Miltiadis VARVITSIOTIS

Greece, EPP/CD 

10:45:17

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:48:24

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Lord Richard BALFE

United Kingdom, EC 

10:48:32

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:51:32

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Lord George FOULKES

United Kingdom, SOC 

10:51:38

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:54:27

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Mr Claude KERN

France, ALDE 

10:54:31

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

10:57:49

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Mr Zsolt NÉMETH

Hungary, EPP/CD 

10:57:56

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

11:01:09

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Mr Manuel TORNARE

Switzerland, SOC 

11:01:14

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:04:30

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Mr Betian KITEV

''The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia'', SOC 

11:05:01

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:08:17

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Mr Jokin BILDARRATZ

Spain, ALDE 

11:08:43

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:12:13

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Mr Andrej HUNKO

Germany, UEL 

11:12:18

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:15:35

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Mr Martin WHITFIELD

United Kingdom, SOC 

11:15:42

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:18:52

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Sir Edward LEIGH

United Kingdom, EC 

11:19:02

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:22:02

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Mr Evangelos VENIZELOS

Greece, SOC 

11:22:14

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:25:12

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Mr Raphaël COMTE

Switzerland, ALDE 

11:25:21

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:28:35

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:28:37

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Ms Angela SMITH

United Kingdom, SOC 

11:28:41

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:31:57

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Mr Tommy SHEPPARD

United Kingdom, NR 

11:32:03

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:35:11

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Mr José CEPEDA

Spain, SOC 

11:35:19

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:38:02

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Mr George LOUCAIDES

Cyprus, UEL 

11:38:11

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:40:59

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Mr Edmon MARUKYAN

Armenia, ALDE 

11:41:07

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:43:22

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Ms Anne KALMARI

Finland, ALDE 

11:43:33

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:46:59

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Ms Sirkka-Liisa ANTTILA

Finland, ALDE 

11:47:06

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:49:30

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Mr André GATTOLIN

France, NR 

11:49:37

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:52:44

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:52:46

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Mr Zafer SIRAKAYA

Turkey, NR 

11:52:53

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:55:17

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Mr Gianni BUQUICCHIO

President of the European Commission for Democracy through Law  

11:55:30

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:58:30

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

11:58:32

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Mr John HOWELL

United Kingdom, EC 

11:58:39

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

12:00:27

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Ms Ria OOMEN-RUIJTEN

Netherlands, EPP/CD 

12:00:32

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

12:01:33

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Ms Ria OOMEN-RUIJTEN

Netherlands, EPP/CD 

12:02:02

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Vote: Updating guidelines to ensure fair referendums in Council of Europe member States

Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, President of the Assembly 

12:02:04

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:03:49

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Communication from the Committee of Ministers

Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:05:10

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Mr Timo SOINI

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the COE 

12:07:43

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:22:30

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Communication from the Committee of Ministers / Questions

Mr Emanuelis ZINGERIS

Lithuania, EPP/CD, Spokesperson for the group 

12:22:53

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:23:58

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M. Timo SOINI

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers 

12:24:05

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:25:34

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Mr Frank SCHWABE

Germany, SOC, Spokesperson for the group 

12:25:41

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:26:42

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M. Timo SOINI

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers 

12:26:44

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:29:56

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Lord Simon RUSSELL

United Kingdom, EC, Spokesperson for the group 

12:30:04

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M. Timo SOINI

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers 

12:30:57

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:32:58

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Mr Hendrik DAEMS

Belgium, ALDE, Spokesperson for the group 

12:33:03

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M. Timo SOINI

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers 

12:33:40

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:34:42

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Ms Rósa Björk BRYNJÓLFSDÓTTIR

Iceland, UEL, Spokesperson for the group 

12:34:49

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M. Timo SOINI

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers 

12:35:26

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:38:59

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Ms Ganira PASHAYEVA

Azerbaijan, FDG, Spokesperson for the group 

12:39:07

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M. Timo SOINI

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers 

12:40:02

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:43:10

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Ms Nicole DURANTON

France, EPP/CD 

12:43:32

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:44:01

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Lord Richard BALFE

United Kingdom, EC 

12:44:07

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:44:34

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Mr Andrej HUNKO

Germany, UEL 

12:44:38

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:45:26

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M. Timo SOINI

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers 

12:45:30

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:51:34

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Ms Katalin CSÖBÖR

Hungary, EPP/CD 

12:51:40

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:52:19

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Mr Hişyar ÖZSOY

Turkey, UEL 

12:52:24

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:53:12

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Ms Susanne EBERLE-STRUB

Liechtenstein, ALDE 

12:53:18

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M. Timo SOINI

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers 

12:53:57

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:59:25

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Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER

Switzerland, SOC, President of the Assembly 

12:59:38

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The sitting was closed at 13:00