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Intelligent artefacts should not challenge different dimensions of human rights

Adopting a recommendation, the Parliamentary Assembly today said the Council of Europe should consider how intelligent artefacts and/or connected devices “challenge different dimensions of human rights”. More

PACE proposes to complete the provisions of the draft Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property

In an opinion adopted today on the basis of a report by Stefan Schennach, PACE welcomed the Committee of Ministers’ initiative in drawing up a Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property and proposed a few amendments. More

PACE calls on Hungary to stop work on NGO funding and university laws

PACE has called on Hungary to suspend the parliamentary debate on the draft law on the “Transparency of Organisations receiving Foreign Funding” and the implementation of the Act amending the National Higher Education Act. More

His Majesty the King of Spain: 'Europe remains an inspiring project'

“In the globalised world of the 21st century, Europe must remain the standard-bearer for freedom and integration,” said His Majesty the King of Spain today, addressing the Parliamentary Assembly. More

Assembly seeks to protect the rights of parents and children belonging to religious minorities

PACE has called on the member States to protect the rights of parents and children belonging to religious minorities by taking steps to “promote reasonable accommodation of the deeply-held moral or religious beliefs of all individuals in cases of serious conflict”. More

Migration crisis: call for improved funding for emergency situations

It is the political and moral responsibility of all European countries to contribute financially to dealing with the current migration and refugee crisis, according to the means at their disposal, declared PACE today. More