Doris Fiala: “Countries in demographic decline refuse to see the advantage of welcoming young refugees”

"The world’s refugees deserve our help, yet once again Europe is failing to find a united humanitarian response", the Chair of the Committee on Migration said today on the occasion of the World Refugee Day. More

Co-rapporteurs in Skopje welcome ratification of the name agreement, call for inclusive processes

Skopje, ''l'ex-République yougoslave de Macédoine''  © Zefart “The Macedonian parliament ratified the agreement signed by Skopje and Athens on the 'name issue'. We commend the goodwill taken by the two member States, whose deal to the stability of the whole region,” said co-rapporteurs. More

Summer Session: Croatian and Slovak Prime Ministers to address PACE

PACE is scheduled to elect its new President at its summer session in Strasbourg. VIPs to address members include the Croatian and Slovak Prime Ministers as well as the Luxembourg Foreign Minister.  More

PACE to observe the early presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey

Following an invitation from the authorities, PACE will send a 33-member delegation to Turkey to observe the conduct of the early elections, alongside observers from OSCE-PA and OSCE-ODIHR. More

All speeches by heads of state and government to PACE since 1949 online

The full speeches by all heads of state or government who have addressed the Assembly since its creation in 1949 have been placed online. The archive on the Assembly’s website features a total of 263 speeches. More

Rapporteurs welcome Belarus court decision to suspend and review death sentences

PACE rapporteurs Yves Cruchten and Andrea Rigoni, have welcomed the recent decision of the Supreme Court of Belarus to suspend and review the death sentences of two men while their appeals are pending. More

Post-monitoring rapporteurs to visit Skopje

Skopje, ''l'ex-République yougoslave de Macédoine''  © Zefart Lise Christoffersen and Valeriu Ghiletchi, co-rapporteurs for post-monitoring dialogue with “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, are to make a fact-finding visit to Skopje from 18-20 June. More

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