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Implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights: key role of parliament

The role of the Ukrainian Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) in implementing judgments of the European Court of Human Rights was the focus of a capacity-building seminar on 21-22 March 2019 in Strasbourg. More

Six ways parliaments can ensure human rights standards are better applied in member States

The latest in a series of seminars aimed at helping national parliaments to implement the standards of the European Convention on Human Rights took place in Budapest this week. More

Parliamentarians from Jordan, Morocco, Palestine gather to discuss combating violence against women

A conference on preventing and combating violence against women, focusing on the role of parliaments in Southern Mediterranean countries in promoting legislative advances and international standards, will be held in Paris on 20 September. More

Strengthening gender equality in politics: regional conference in Rabat

A regional conference on “Women in politics: how to progress towards equality?” will be held by the Assembly in Rabat on 5 July, in the framework of the Joint Program between the Council of Europe and the European Union. More

Seminar on the misuse of administrative resources during election processes

Tirana (Albania) © Shutterstock A seminar on the misuse of administrative resources during electoral processes will take place on 10-11 April in Tirana. It is organised by the PACE, the Venice Commission and the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities. More

Kyiv event focuses on civil service reform for Ukraine’s parliament

The creation of a politically neutral and professional civil service for Ukraine’s parliament was the main topic at a public discussion in Kyiv on 22 February focusing on reform of the parliament’s administration. More