Debates on the dangers of creationism and the concept of preventive war
Turkish and Montenegrin Presidents, Serb Prime Minister and Patriarch Alexy II to address PACE
The newly-elected Turkish President Abdullah Gül will address the Assembly on 3 October at its autumn session (Strasbourg, 1-5 October 2007). Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and all Russia (2 October), Montenegrin President Filip Vujanović (1 October) and Serb Prime Minister Vojislav Koštunica (2 October) are also due to address the Assembly.
Vuk Jeremić, Foreign Minister of Serbia and Chairperson of the organisation’s Committee of Ministers, as well as the President of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly Gholamali Haddad Adel are due to speak on 4 October, as foreseen on the Assembly agenda. (More)
PACE Bureau in favour of an urgent debate on the political implications of the proposed US/NATO rocket shield
Draft order of business and tabled reports (PDF)
Other working documents relating to the Session
Meetings with leading members of the government in all three countries
PACE President makes official visit to Baltic countries
René van der Linden made an official visit to the three Baltic countries from 18 to 24 September 2007, during which he discussed the broader role of the Council of Europe in promoting the common values of human rights and democracy, avoiding the creation of new dividing lines in Europe, inter-cultural and interreligious dialogue and minority questions.
PACE President urges Estonians: ‘don’t forget the past, but look to the future’
René van der Linden welcomes progress in normalisation of relations between Latvia and Russia
PACE President encourages Lithuania in its efforts to ensure equal rights for all