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President Liliane Maury Pasquier’s New Year wishes for 2020

"As 2019 comes to a close, I would like to wish every child and every adult a happy New Year. The year 2019 brought us many surprises, crises and discoveries. So, what lessons do we take with us into the new year ahead?" More

PACE President: to preserve the values of our ‘Common Home’ we must get back to the basics

"I am convinced that it is more important than ever to go back to our basics," said Liliane Maury Pasquier, addressing students of the Moscow Institute of International Relations at the end of her working visit to Russia. More

President to address Ombudspersons conference in Moscow

Liliane Maury Pasquier is to address participants at the 3rd International Conference on “Human rights protection in Eurasia: exchange of best practice among Ombudspersons” taking place in Moscow on 17 December. More

Council of Europe leaders highlight 70 years of the Convention

Thanks to the Convention, overseen by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, Europe has the strongest system of international human rights protection anywhere in the world. More

Joint statement regretting Slovak Parliament’s opposition to ratifying the Istanbul Convention

We regret to learn of the renewed opposition of the Slovak Parliament to ratify the the Istanbul Convention, said President Liliane Maury Pasquier and Béatrice Fresko-Rolfo, the Assembly’s General Rapporteur on violence against women. More

Illumination of the Palais to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

“Thanks to the support of members and many ambassadors, we have been able to make progress in raising awareness of the fight against sexism, harassment and violence against women,” Liliane Maury Pasquier said. More