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Children’s rights conference: ‘it’s time to put the human being at the heart of society’

“Council of Europe member States must put the human being back at the heart of their political decisions,” President Liliane Maury Pasquier has told a conference on children’s rights opening in Strasbourg. More

Opening the World Forum for Democracy, PACE President sets out the challenges faced by democracy in the information age

New technologies can be abused, generating hatred and sexist or other stereotypes leading to discrimination, but they can also make the democratic process more reactive to citizens’ expectations, Liliane Maury Pasquier said. More

'The Council of Europe needs the continuing commitment of the Assembly and the Congress'

"The Organization needs our continued commitment and the Assembly and the Congress, as well as our national parliaments and local and regional authorities, have a fundamental role to play", PACE President said today. 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

Liliane Maury Pasquier: ‘The digitisation of our societies goes to the very heart of democratic functioning'

“Increasing digitisation and certain aspects of artificial intelligence go to the very heart of democratic functioning, the rule of law and human rights in our societies,” said Liliane Maury Pasquier. More

Syria: PACE President calls on Turkey to put an end to the military operation

It is with great concern that I am following the events related to Turkey's military intervention in northern Syria. This intervention entails risks of great tension and I regret the loss of human lives. More