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Promoting cultural co-operation between cities to re-energise democracy

The Standing Committee, meeting in Tallinn, called on member states to foster city-to-city co-operation in the field of culture, so as to re-energise democracy, increase the stability of regions and restore confidence in Europe. More

PACE condemns human rights violations during peaceful protests

The Standing Committee, meeting in Tallinn, expressed its concern at the frequent use of excessive force against peaceful demonstrators and at the recent restrictions on the right to freedom of assembly in several member States. More

Standing Committee to meet in Tallinn

PACE Standing Committee will meet in Tallinn on Friday 27 May at the Riigikogu (Parliament), in the context of the Estonian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers (18 May – 22 November 2016). More

Data collection: an essential tool to combat violence against women

In unanimously adopting a resolution on “Systematic collection of data on violence against women”, the Standing Committee stressed that violence against women cannot be combatted effectively without reliable data. More