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Sexism, harassment and violence against women: #NotInMyParliament

“We must denounce sexist stereotypes which result in open and subtle discrimination, as well as harassment, intimidation and violence," said PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier launching the hashtag initiative #NotInMyParliament. More

President Liliane Maury Pasquier’s New Year wishes for 2019

On this New Year’s Eve 2019, I would like to wish all European citizens and the authorities of the 47 member States of the Council of Europe peace and good health. This year will be particularly symbolic for the Council of Europe. More

President conveys her condolences and support to the French people

Following the deadly attack on the outskirts of Strasbourg's Christmas market, Liliane Maury Pasquier has conveyed her condolences to the Speakers of the two chambers of the French Parliament and the Mayor of Strasbourg. More

President calls for ‘a new momentum’ for achieving gender equality, cites good practice

Liliane Maury Pasquier (Switzerland, SOC) Achieving genuine gender equality in practice is “both necessary and possible” and is a matter of political will, Parliamentary Assembly President Liliane Maury Pasquier has told a conference in Tallinn. More

PACE President reflects on 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

On 10 December 1948, the 58 member states that constituted the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It has notably inspired the European Convention on Human Rights. More

Liliane Maury Pasquier pays tribute to Ludmilla Alexeeva

Liliane Maury Pasquier, today paid tribute to Ludmilla Alexeeva, a long-time Russian human rights defender and winner of the 2015 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize Václav Havel, who died in Moscow today. More