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Belarus: curbs on freedoms and concerns over procedural integrity tarnish elections

Fundamental freedoms were disregarded and the integrity of the election process was not adequately safeguarded in the elections, even as the number of registered candidates increased, international observers said. More

Rights of the Child: ‘greater political will is needed’

Half the world’s children are victims of violence in some form. In Europe, a quarter of them live in poverty. These figures are as unacceptable as they are alarming,” said Liliane Maury Pasquier, opening the conference. More

Standing Committee to meet in Strasbourg

The Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly will meet in Strasbourg on Friday 29 November, on the occasion of the Georgian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers (November 2019-May 2020). More

Measures to oversee human rights laws and ECHR judgments by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

Members of the Ukrainian Parliament were urged to strengthen the parliament’s institutional capacity to press for the full implementation of rulings by the European Court of Human Rights. More