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Azerbaijan: the President calls for open and frank dialogue and increased co-operation

Following her visit to Azerbaijan, PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier called for open and frank dialogue and increased co-operation between the Council of Europe and Azerbaijan. More

Co-rapporteurs to make monitoring visit to Georgia

Tbilisi (Georgia) © Shutterstock Titus Corlatean and Claude Kern, PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Georgia, will make a fact-finding visit to the country from 17 to 18 September. More

Member States should review their regulatory frameworks for digital platforms, committee says

The committee expressed its concern at the digital platforms phenomenon which has grown on the margins of the mainstream economy, and whose actors are accused of infringing workers' social rights and taxation. More

Preventing discrimination caused by the use of artificial intelligence

The emergence of artificial intelligence that is not subject to regulation under a sovereign and independent democratic process risks leading to increasing human rights violations, stressed Christophe Lacroix. More

Gynaecological and obstetrical violence: lifting the taboo

"Gynaecological and obstetrical violence are a form of violence that has has long remained taboo. It is however a widespread phenomenon and women are victims of it in many countries," Maryvonne Blondin said. More

Lawful profiling – how?

Boriss Cilevics (Latvia, SOC) At a hearing on « ethnic profiling in Europe », organised by the Equality Committee, the rapporteur Boriss Cilevics stressed the importance of a clear definition of the conditions under which profiling can be lawful. More