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Strengthening gender equality in politics: regional conference in Rabat

A regional conference on “Women in politics: how to progress towards equality?” will be held by the Assembly in Rabat on 5 July, in the framework of the Joint Program between the Council of Europe and the European Union. More

Migration Committee Chair: sea rescue operations need all Europe’s support and solidarity

Doris Fiala (Switzerland, ALDE) Doris Fiala, Chairperson of the Migration Committee, has commended Spain for its offer to open the port of Valencia to the Aquarius, now drifting in the Mediterranean sea with 629 migrants on board. More

Refugees must not be a tool for political pressure in Turkey, says rapporteur

“I am dismayed at the Turkish authorities’ announcement that its readmission agreement with Greece has been suspended, following the release from custody in Greece of Turkish soldiers seeking asylum in Greece". More

Summer Session: Croatian and Slovak Prime Ministers to address PACE

PACE is scheduled to elect its new President at its summer session in Strasbourg. VIPs to address members include the Croatian and Slovak Prime Ministers as well as the Luxembourg Foreign Minister. More