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PACE Standing Committee to meet in Denmark

The Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will meet in Copenhagen on Friday 24 November, in the context of the Danish Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers (November 2017-May 2018). More

PACE fully endorses priority themes of the Council of Europe Secretary General for 2018-2019

The activities implemented by the PACE in the biennium 2018-2019 will be directly related to the three priority areas of action of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, said the Standing Committee in Prague. More

Guaranteeing the employment rights of domestic workers

The Standing Committee has called on member States to guarantee the social protection and labour rights of domestic workers, in particular normal hours of work, daily and weekly rest and annual leave. More

Europe must do its utmost to preserve stability in Tunisia

The Parliamentary Assembly's Standing Committee, meeting in Prague, today called on member States and the EU to help Tunisia deal with the economic and security challenges currently facing it. More

PACE supports changes to the Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons

PACE, meeting in Prague at Standing Committee level, today fully supported the draft protocol amending the Additional Protocol to the Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons. More

The Council of Europe must strengthen its action in the field of social rights

The Council of Europe cannot address its priority challenges such as responding to the populist threat, protecting the rights of migrants and combating terrorism “without working towards a genuinely social Europe”. More