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Europe and migration to take centre-stage at the Summer Session

Europe and migration will take centre-stage at the Summer part-session of the Assembly. The parliamentarians will also hold a current affairs debate on “Europe’s common fight against terrorism: Successes and failures”. More

PACE elects two new Vice-Presidents

Session The Parliamentary Assembly today elected, at the opening of its Summer 2017 Session, two new Vice-Presidents: Arpine Hovhannisyan (Armenia, EPP/CD) and Valeriu Ghiletchi (Republic of Moldova, EPP/CD). More

Terror in the UK – victims to speak in Strasbourg

Three personalities who have suffered in different ways from recent terror attacks in the United Kingdom, yet work to counter extremism, are to address a special hearing of Political Affairs Committee in Strasbourg, on Wednesday 28 June. More

Statement by PACE monitors after their visit to Azerbaijan

The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan by PACE, Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda, visited Baku from 12 to 14 June. They discussed respect for human rights in Azerbaijan. More

PACE to observe the parliamentary elections in Albania

A PACE delegation, led by Paolo Corsini, will travel to Albania from 23 to 26 June to observe the conduct of the parliamentary elections, alongside observers from other international organisations. More

Rapporteur calls for release of Azerbaijani journalist Afqan Mukhtarli

Volodymyr Ariev, PACE General Rapporteur on Media Freedom and the Safety of Journalists, has expressed concern at the fate of journalist Afqan Mukhtarli, who was reported missing in Tbilisi on 29 May. More