‘Blow the whistle’ to end child sexual abuse in sports

“One in five children are victims of sexual abuse or violence, and in the field of sport, children are particularly vulnerable,” Liliane Maury Pasquier said today, at an event organised by PACE's Social Affairs Committee. More

Standing Committee to meet in Helsinki

The PACE Standing Committee will meet at the Finnish Parliament in Helsinki on Friday 23 November, as Finland begins its six-month presidency of the Council of Europe’s ministerial body (November 2018-May 2019). More

Ukraine: monitoring visit by PACE rapporteurs

Dzhema Grozdanova and Alfred Heer, Assembly co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Ukraine, will make a fact-finding visit to Kyiv from 19 to 21 November 2018. More

PACE President opens Dubrovnik conference with appeal to shared values

At the opening of a conference aimed at promoting democratic security in the Mediterranean, Liliane Maury Pasquier appealed to the shared universal values which have historically linked the countries around the Mediterranean. More

Council of Europe offers its experience in building democratic security to Med countries

Leading figures from Croatia and the Council of Europe have pledged new ways to help build “democratic security” in the Mediterranean and North Africa at a parliamentary conference in Dubrovnik which focused on shared values. More

Strengthening democratic security through territorial solidarity

Believing that territorial solidarity was “a matter of democratic security”, Mr. Grin said that it was impossible to ensure the prosperity of certain regions to the detriment of others, addressing the Congress today.  More

Georgia: voters had a genuine choice and candidates campaigned freely, but on an unlevel playing field

Tbilisi (Georgia) © Shutterstock The presidential election was competitive and professionally administered. Candidates were able to campaign freely and voters had a genuine choice, although there were instances of the misuse of state resources, observers say. More

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