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The 70th anniversary of the Council of Europe marks 70 years of peace on the continent

On the occasion of the ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the Council of Europe, the President recalled the origin of the organisation, "born at the end of two world wars that have been a frightful human and moral tragedy". More

PACE demands strong laws to protect whistleblowers

Council of Europe member States should pass powerful laws to protect whistleblowers, drawing inspiration from a forthcoming EU Directive in this area, the Assembly has said. More

Palais in pink to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Palais de l'Europe in Strasbourg was illuminated in pink tonight – in a special initiative to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The building will stay illuminated throughout the week of the PACE session. More

PACE elects a new Vice-President in respect of Spain

PACE today elected, at the opening of its Autumn 2019 Session, Antonio Gutiérrez Limones as a new Vice-President of the Assembly in respect of Spain. More