Back All the news.

‘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 immediate release of detained Belarusian activists

Andrea Rigoni (ALDE, Italy), following his fact-finding visit to Minsk on 23-24 March 2017, called on the authorities to immediately release all those who have been detained in connection with the March demonstrations. More

Co-rapporteurs carry out a monitoring visit to Georgia

The Georgian Parliament © Shutterstock Boriss Cilevics (Latvia, SOC) and Kerstin Lundgren (Sweden, ALDE), co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Georgia, are to make a fact-finding visit to the country from 28 to 30 March. More

No Hate Parliamentary Alliance: places of remembrance and cultural institutions

Once again we are witnessing "a very worrisome spike in antisemitic, anti-Roma, islamophobic and especially anti-refugees and migrants rhetoric", Valeriu Nicolae told members of the No Hate Alliance on 21 March 2017 in Paris. More

Income inequality ‘harmful to democracy’, says committee

Adopting today a draft resolution based on a report by Andrej Hunko, the members of the Social Affairs committee called on European governments to make the fight against income equality a “political priority”. More

Poland and Hungary encouraged to implement Strasbourg Court rulings

Pierre-Yves Le Borgn’, rapporteur on “The implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights”, just ended successive fact-finding visits to Warsaw (20-21 March)and Budapest (22-23 March). More