Speaking to the Committee of Ministers in Helsinki, the President calls for a spirit of fraternity and cooperation

In her speech to the Committee of Ministers, PACE President called for a spirit of fraternity and cooperation, "so that together we can make our Organisation even more united, stronger and more effective in fulfilling our mission." More

PACE Committee proposes to continue a post-monitoring dialogue with Bulgaria

The Monitoring Committee has proposed that the Assembly continue a post-monitoring dialogue with Bulgaria, noting that while the overall progress is not questioned, a number of outstanding concerns still exist. More

Attacks on LGBTI people are attacks on equality and democracy

"Today, more than ever, let us stand up for justice and protection for all,” said Violeta Tomić, Rapporteur on the rights of LGBTI people, on the eve of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.  More

President recalls principles forming the foundations of the ‘Common European Home’

“In the face of current challenges, we can and must recall the basic principles that form the foundations of what has become our ‘Common European Home,” said Liliane Maury Pasquier during a ceremony in Helsinki. More

PACE Standing Committee meets in Paris

The Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will meet in Paris on Friday 24 May under the French Chairmanship of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers. More

Belarus: members denounced the judgment confirming the death sentence of Aliaksandr Asipovich

The rapporteur on the abolition of the death penalty and the Chairperson of the Political Affairs Committee, denounced the judgment of the Supreme Court of Belarus confirming the death sentence of Aliaksandr Asipovich. More

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