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President urges member States to ‘shoulder their responsibility’ for European unity

Speaking during an exchange of views with the EU Council’s Working Party on co-operation with the OSCE and the Council of Europe, Michele Nicoletti appealed to member States to shoulder their responsibility for the future of European unity. More

Academic networks as ambassadors of Council of Europe values

In his speech before the HELP conference, initially set up for the training of legal professionals, the President made a plea for the creation of academic networks to support key Council of Europe Conventions. More

President’s statement on the withdrawal of the United States from the UN Human Rights Council

PACE President Michele Nicoletti today expressed his deep regret at the decision of the United States of America to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council. More

President welcomes agreement between Athens and Skopje over ‘name issue’

PACE President Michele Nicoletti has welcomed the agreement reached between the authorities in Athens and Skopje over the “name issue” which has divided the two countries for many years. More

President Nicoletti praises excellent co-operation between PACE and Greece

Ending an official visit to Greece, PACE President Michele Nicoletti praised the excellent co-operation existing between the Council of Europe and Greece, especially at the parliamentary level. More

PACE President makes official visit to Greece

PACE President Michele Nicoletti is to make an official visit to Greece on 21-22 May, when he is due to meet, among others, the President, the Prime Minister and the Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament. More