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Joint Committee of Ministers/PACE procedure: committee proposes changes to the Assembly's Rules of Procedure

The committee proposed to amend the Assembly's Rules of Procedure to enable the implementation of a complementary joint procedure between the Committee of Ministers and the Parliamentary Assembly in response to a serious violation by a member State of its statutory obligations. More

Swedish delegation comes top for voting at PACE in 2019

Parliamentarians from Sweden, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Austria voted most often in plenary debates of the PACE during 2019, according to statistics made public today. More

PACE committee’s response to corruption report detailed in new assessment

A new report has listed the follow-up given by PACE’s Rules Committee to the conclusions and recommendations of the Independent Investigation Body which looked into allegations of corruption within the Assembly. More

Budget and priorities of the Council of Europe 2020-2021

In adopting a draft opinion, the committee pointed out that, despite a context of uncertainty, budget for 2020-2021 shows a willingness to promote an Organisation that is confident in its know-how and expertise. More

Expenditure of the Assembly for 2020-2021

In adopting a draft resolution, the Committee on Rules of Procedure pointed out that, the Assembly, despite the uncertainties over the Organisation's budget, should continue to be the political driving force of the '47'. More

Rules Committee adopts report on the decision-making process concerning credentials and voting

The Rules Committee welcomes the Committee of Ministers' support for the Assembly's proposal to set up a joint reaction procedure in situations where a member State violates its statutory obligations. More