Category Archives: Plenary sessions in Strasbourg

28 Apr
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PACE has no confidence in Pedro Agramunt as PACE’s President

PACE Bureau declares ‘no confidence’ in Pedro Agramunt as President The Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), meeting in Strasbourg today, resolved that it has no confidence in Pedro Agramunt as President of the Assembly. ...

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27 Apr
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PACE calls on Hungary to engage in open dialogue with NGO

By approving a resolution based on a report prepared by Mogens Jensen (SOC, Denmark) today, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) calls on Hungary to suspend the parliamentary debate on the draft law on the “Transparency of ...

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26 Apr
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Protection from gender-based violence should be priority for all refugees

The Parlamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution calling for making the protection from gender-based violence for all refugees a priority – “irrespective of their status”. The resolution was based on the report “Protecting refugee women ...

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25 Apr
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PACE reopens monitoring procedure with respect to Turkey

On the basis of the report “The functioning of democratic institutions in Turkey” by Marianne Mikko (Estonia, SOC) and Ingebjørg Godskesen (Norway, EC), the PACE decided to reopen the full monitoring procedure with respect to Turkey until the “serious concerns” ...

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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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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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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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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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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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