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Europe and migration to take centre-stage at the Summer Session

Europe and migration will be one of the central themes of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly's summer plenary session, to be held in Strasbourg from 26 to 30 June. More

Intelligent artefacts should not challenge different dimensions of human rights

Adopting a recommendation, the Parliamentary Assembly today said the Council of Europe should consider how intelligent artefacts and/or connected devices “challenge different dimensions of human rights”. More

PACE proposes to complete the provisions of the draft Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property

In an opinion adopted today on the basis of a report by Stefan Schennach, PACE welcomed the Committee of Ministers’ initiative in drawing up a Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property and proposed a few amendments. More

PACE calls on Hungary to stop work on NGO funding and university laws

PACE has called on Hungary to suspend the parliamentary debate on the draft law on the “Transparency of Organisations receiving Foreign Funding” and the implementation of the Act amending the National Higher Education Act. More

His Majesty the King of Spain: 'Europe remains an inspiring project'

“In the globalised world of the 21st century, Europe must remain the standard-bearer for freedom and integration,” said His Majesty the King of Spain today, addressing the Parliamentary Assembly. More

Assembly seeks to protect the rights of parents and children belonging to religious minorities

PACE has called on the member States to protect the rights of parents and children belonging to religious minorities by taking steps to “promote reasonable accommodation of the deeply-held moral or religious beliefs of all individuals in cases of serious conflict”. More