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Recognising sign languages as official languages

Unanimously adopting a draft resolution, based on a report prepared by Miren Edurne Gorrotxategui (Spain, UEL), the Committee on Equality called for the official recognition of sign languages. More

Promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the labour market

Persons with disabilities encounter many obstacles to accessing the labor market, such as prejudice on their competences or the unwillingness of employers to provide reasonable accommodations,” regrets the committee. More

PACE elects Arnfinn Bårdsen judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Norway

The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) today elected Arnfinn Bårdsen as judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Norway. Mr Bårdsen obtained an absolute majority of votes cast. More

Hearing on the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia

The Parliamentary Assembly's Legal Affairs Committee today held a hearing on “Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination and the rule of law, in Malta and beyond: ensuring that the whole truth emerges”. More