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Free schooling for all migrant children

PACE has urged Council of Europe member States to provide free schooling for all migrant children, in line with their international undertakings, and to treat them in the same way as other children for educational purposes. More

Tuberculosis: every patient must be diagnosed effectively and have access to treatment

PACE called on member States to ensure that every tuberculosis patient is effectively diagnosed and has access to appropriate treatment and care, as well as to psycho-social support. More

PACE warns of the new threat of ‘hybrid war’, but reaffirms that existing laws continue to apply

Boriss Cilevics (Latvia, SOC) The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly today has warned of the new threat of “hybrid war,” in which adversaries combine traditional military action with other hostile acts in the information sphere. More

Fighting organised crime by facilitating the confiscation of illegal assets

The Parliamentary Assembly noted with deep concern that the confiscation of criminal assets is often prevented by “an unreasonably heavy burden of proof placed on the competent national authorities. More

Zero tolerance for corruption within PACE

The Assembly intends to draw all the necessary consequences, on all levels, from the conclusions of the investigation body on corruption allegations within the Parliamentary Assembly, “which are now indisputable”. More

Current affairs debate: Europe's role in peacemaking initiatives in Syria

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe today held a current affairs debate on Europe's role in peacemaking initiatives in Syria, opened by Rósa Björk Brynjolfsdottir. More