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Amman conference on the economic potential of diasporas

The Parliamentary Network on Diaspora Policies will hold its next regional conference in Amman, Jordan, on 18 September. The meeting will focus on the topic “the economic potential of diasporas”. More

Capacity-building seminar on the parliamentary oversight of public policies

Staff from Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada took part in a capacity-building seminar on the parliamentary oversight of public policies, organised in Budapest on 20-21 May by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. More

Implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights: key role of parliament

The role of the Ukrainian Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) in implementing judgments of the European Court of Human Rights was the focus of a capacity-building seminar on 21-22 March 2019 in Strasbourg. More

Six ways parliaments can ensure human rights standards are better applied in member States

The latest in a series of seminars aimed at helping national parliaments to implement the standards of the European Convention on Human Rights took place in Budapest this week. More

Parliamentarians from Jordan, Morocco, Palestine gather to discuss combating violence against women

A conference on preventing and combating violence against women, focusing on the role of parliaments in Southern Mediterranean countries in promoting legislative advances and international standards, will be held in Paris on 20 September. More

Strengthening gender equality in politics: regional conference in Rabat

A regional conference on “Women in politics: how to progress towards equality?” will be held by the Assembly in Rabat on 5 July, in the framework of the Joint Program between the Council of Europe and the European Union. More