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The Free Democrats Group: a new political group within PACE

At its meeting on 4 September, the PACE Bureau acknowledged the formation of the Free Democrats Group (FDG), in line with Rule 19 of the Assembly’s Rules of Procedure. There are now six political groups in the Assembly. More

Allegations of corruption within PACE: appointment of the members of the external investigation body

The Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, meeting yesterday in Prague, appointed the three members of the independent external investigation body to look into allegations of corruption within PACE. More

PACE Bureau declares ‘no confidence’ in Pedro Agramunt as President

The Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), meeting in Strasbourg today, resolved that it has no confidence in Pedro Agramunt as President of the Assembly. More

Allegations of corruption in the Assembly

PACE's Bureau, meeting in Madrid, took note of the memorandum on allegations of corruption within the Assembly and decided to invite the leaders of the five political groups to prepare a revised proposal for the end of April. More

Corruption allegations at PACE: Bureau decides on three-step response

The Bureau agreed with the declaration on allegations of corruption and fostering of interests made against some members or former members of PACE, and supported a three-fold approach to dealing with the matter. More

Reaffirming the role of the Assembly as a pan-European forum for inter-parliamentary dialogue and co-operation

In a declaration adopted today, the PACE Bureau reaffirms the Assembly’s role as a pan-European forum for political dialogue among democratically elected members of parliament from the Organisation’s 47 member states. More