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Rapporteur concerned by disappearance of thousands of refugee children in Europe

Sevinj Fataliyeva has suggested governments are “overlooking the most vulnerable” following a Europol report that thousands of unaccompanied migrant and refugee children have disappeared after arriving in Europe. More

A rapporteur recalls the importance of ensuring transparency for all clinical test results

Liliane Maury Pasquier (Switzerland, SOC) “The death of a patient in Rennes during a clinical trial of a new medicine shows, once again, the importance of ensuring absolute transparency of all clinical test results,” said Liliane Maury Pasquier. More

COP21: parliamentarians push for an ambitious Paris agreement on climate change

John Prescott (United Kingdom, SOC) Parliaments should focus on what they do best: promote national climate laws and get them recognised in the global agreement”, said Lord Prescott, in Paris during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21). More

Balloon launch to mark the End Child Sex Abuse Day

Video clip aimed at breaking the silence that surrounds child sexual abuse The Assembly organised a balloon launch today on the forecourt of the Council of Europe building, to mark the first European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, set on 18 November. More