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Protection of whistleblowers: legislation must be changed, says rapporteur

PACE rapporteur Sylvain Waserman has commented on recent cases involving whistleblowers in Serbia and the United States, two countries with very protective whistleblower laws. More

Baku: co-rapporteurs concerned about violence used by the police during the dispersion of a rally

Stefan Schennach and Roger Gale, co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, have expressed their deep concern about the violence used by the police during the dispersion of a rally held in Baku. More

European summit of Presidents of Parliament in Strasbourg

The Presidents of Parliament from the 47 Council of Europe member states and many partner, observer and neighbouring countries, along with the Presidents of other assemblies, will be meeting in Strasbourg on 24 and 25 October. More

Day against Human Trafficking: 'Better protection for victims through concerted pan-European action'

"Faced with the immense human suffering caused by trafficking in human beings, the relevant legal instruments of the Council of Europe should be promoted and strengthened," declared Vernon Coaker. More

Daphne Caruana Galizia: ‘Her legacy will be measured in truth and justice’

“Before all else, my thoughts are with Daphne’s family on this day of mourning. Two years after her brutal assassination, they are still fighting for justice," said Peter Omtzigt (Netherlands, EPP/CD). More

PACE President to participate in IPU Assembly in Belgrade and hold high-level meetings

Liliane Maury Pasquier will participate in a parity debate as part of the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Belgrade and will hold a number of bilateral meetings with Serbian government and parliamentary leaders. More