President address the CIS Assembly: 'We pursue the same objectives'

Addressing the inter-parliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the CIS, PACE President today welcomed the close co-operation developed during the last 20 years between the two bodies. More

‘Inclusion and integration are the key to combat radicalization’

"Inclusion and integration are the key to combat radicalisation leading to terrorism", PACE President said today addressing in Saint Petersburg the International Parliamentary Conference on Combating Terrorism.  More

PACE to observe parliamentary elections in Armenia

A 22-member delegation, led by Liliane Maury-Pasquier, will travel to Armenia to observe the conduct of the elections, on 2 April, alongside observers from the OSCE-PA, the European Parliament and the OSCE-ODIHR. More

PACE to observe presidential election in Serbia

A 12-member delegation of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), led by Ingebjørg Godskesen (Norway, EC), will travel to Serbia to observe the conduct of the presidential election on 2 April. More

Co-rapporteurs express concern at the detention and conviction of protesters including Alexei Navalny

The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of the Russian Federation, Theodora Bakoyannis and Liliane Maury Pasquier expressed their concern at the arrest and detention of protesters following country-wide anti-corruption protests.  More

‘We must continue our dialogue, focusing on issues of mutual interest', President says in Saint Petersburg

Addressing the press in Saint Petersburg, PACE President this morning referred to the relationship between the Assembly and the Russian Parliament and expressed his conviction that dialogue must continue. More

Rapporteur calls for the release of detained Belarusian and Russian journalists

Volodymyr Ariev today strongly condemned the arrest of hundreds of demonstrators in Belarus and throughout Russia and called on the authorities of both countries to immediate release the journalists detained.  More

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