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European summit of Presidents of Parliament in Strasbourg

The Presidents of Parliament from the 47 Council of Europe member states and many partner, observer and neighbouring countries, along with the Presidents of other assemblies, will be meeting in Strasbourg on 24 and 25 October. More

Daphne Caruana Galizia: ‘Her legacy will be measured in truth and justice’

“Before all else, my thoughts are with Daphne’s family on this day of mourning. Two years after her brutal assassination, they are still fighting for justice," said Peter Omtzigt. More

PACE President to participate in IPU Assembly in Belgrade and hold high-level meetings

Liliane Maury Pasquier will participate in a parity debate as part of the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Belgrade and will hold a number of bilateral meetings with Serbian government and parliamentary leaders. More

Liliane Maury Pasquier: ‘The digitisation of our societies goes to the very heart of democratic functioning'

“Increasing digitisation and certain aspects of artificial intelligence go to the very heart of democratic functioning, the rule of law and human rights in our societies,” said Liliane Maury Pasquier. More

Syria: PACE President calls on Turkey to put an end to the military operation

It is with great concern that I am following the events related to Turkey's military intervention in northern Syria. This intervention entails risks of great tension and I regret the loss of human lives. More

Rapporteur calls for assurances that developments in Syria will not jeopardise justice for the victims of Daesh

Pieter Omtzigt (Netherlands, EPP/CD) Pieter Omtzigt, rapporteur on “Addressing the issue of Daesh foreign fighters and their families...”, responded to the withdrawal of US military forces from northern Syria and the subsequent military incursion by Turkish forces. More