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durrieu
29 Mar
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January 2017 PACE Plenary Session: opening speech by Josette Durrieu

January 2017 PACE Plenary Session: opening speech by Josette Durrieu First sitting Monday 23 January 2017 at 11.30 a.m. 3. Address by the doyenne of the Assembly The PRESIDENT – Colleagues, this is the second time that I have sat ...

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foulkes
28 Mar
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Older persons: measures enabling them to live in dignity

The PACE Committee on Social Affairs called on March 24th on European governments “to take measures with a view to combating ageism, improving care for older persons and preventing their social exclusion”. While welcoming the growing trend towards strengthening the ...

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general
24 Mar
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Allegations of corruption made against some members or former members of PACE

Allegations of corruption and fostering of interests made against some members or former members of PACE The Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE)   adopted unanimously on 26th January 2017 ...

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gisela wurm
24 Mar
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Protecting refugee women from gender-based violence

Report on “Protecting refugee women from gender-based violence” By Gisela Wurm, Austria, Socialist Group. The Draft resolution adopted unanimously by the Committee on 20 March 2017 in Paris Declaration by the rapporteur on June 2016  

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24 Mar
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Spring PACE Session 2017

Spring session 2017: the functioning of democratic institutions in Turkey Strasbourg, 24-28 April 2017 The functioning of democratic institutions in Turkey is scheduled to be debated during the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) spring plenary part-session to be held ...

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Le Borgn'
06 Feb
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Bilan de la session janvier 2017 de l’Assemblée Parlementaire du Conseil de l’Europe

J’ai participé cette semaine à la session d’hiver de l’Assemblée Parlementaire du Conseil de l’Europe (APCE) à Strasbourg. J’ai trouvé l’atmosphère au Palais de l’Europe pesante, si ce n’est oppressante. Je peine ces derniers temps à reconnaître l’APCE volontaire et ...

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hémicycle
27 Jan
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Statement on the controversial report “The need to reform European migration policies”

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe voted on Thursday 26 January 2017 on a controversial report on “The need to reform European migration policies” after holding a long and heated debate. According to the procedure for urgent debates in ...

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LMP portrait 2015
24 Jan
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Liliane Maury Pasquier new First Vice Chair

On Monday 23 January 2017 the Socialists elected Liliane Maury Pasquier (Switzerland) to be the new First Vice Chair of the group. Already being the Chair of the Rules Committee of the Parlamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Liliane ...

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24 Jan
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Strong condemnation of any form of corruption

The Socialist Group at the Parliamentary Assembly at the Council of Europe: Strong condemnation of any form of corruption and call for an independent investigation of the alleged accusations The recent media and NGO’s reports about corruption and conflict of ...

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room
04 Jan
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Bringing Europe closer to its citizens

The Socialist Group within the Assembly of the Council of Europe (SOC) and the S&D Group in the European Parliament: Bringing Europe closer to its citizen Promotion of social policies, better communication to make Europe closer to citizens, give European ...

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