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COVID-19: PACE Spring session is cancelled due to the Coronavirus

The Spring plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly, which had been scheduled for 20-24 April 2020, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak. More

COVID-19: Spring session cancelled; Standing Committee meeting postponed

The Spring plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly, which had been scheduled for 20-24 April 2020, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak. More

Combating disinformation, particularly in the context of elections

PACE expressed its concern about the spread of disinformation campaigns aimed at shaping public opinion, trends of manipulation and foreign electoral interference process, and hate amplification on the internet and social media. More

PACE lists steps needed to combat ‘organ transplant tourism’

PACE has set out a series of steps to combat organ transplant tourism – including better traceability for donors and recipients, enforcing international referral systems and more work to tackle trafficking in general. More

Towards a legally-binding Council of Europe treaty against trafficking in human tissues and cells

PACE has called for “a legally binding Council of Europe instrument against trafficking in human tissues and cells, possibly in the form of an additional protocol to the Convention against trafficking in Human Organs”. More

Dunja Mijatović: 'The children of suspected ISIS fighters stranded in the camps of Northern Syria must be repatriated’

“Letting the children of suspected ISIS fighters die in the camps of Northern Syria will not bring more security in Europe, or anywhere else. Repatriating these children is the only way forward,” the Commissioner said. More