1949-2018 Voices of Europe
Speeches made
to the Parliamentary Assembly

This page shows speeches by Europe's founding fathers and all heads of state or government who have addressed the Parliamentary Assembly since 1949. Some of these personalities responded to questions from parliamentarians. Questions and answers appearing in the official minutes are shown with their speech.

Albania

Andorra

Armenia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Belkić, Beriz
    Wednesday, 24 April 2002 | President of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Ivanić, Mladen
    Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | President of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Silajdžić, Haris
    Tuesday, 30 September 2008 | President of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Terzić, Adnan
    Tuesday, 21 June 2005 | President of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Terzić, Adnan
    Tuesday, 3 October 2006 | President of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Zvizdić, Denis
    Wednesday, 30 September 2015 | President of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Czechoslovakia

  • Havel, Václav
    Thursday, 10 May 1990 | President of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic

Denmark

Egypt

Estonia

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

  • Adenauer, Konrad
    Thursday, 20 May 1954 | Federal Chancellor and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Carstens, Karl
    Wednesday, 26 January 1983 | President of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Gauck, Joachim
    Monday, 22 April 2013 | President of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Kohl, Helmut
    Tuesday, 2 February 1993 | Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Kohl, Helmut
    Thursday, 28 September 1995 | Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Merkel, Angela
    Tuesday, 15 April 2008 | Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Schmidt, Helmut
    Thursday, 27 April 1978 | Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Schröder, Gerhard
    Wednesday, 27 September 2000 | Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Jordan

  • Hussein
    Monday, 25 September 1995 | King of Jordan

Latvia

Liechtenstein

  • Brunhart, Hans
    Wednesday, 6 May 1987 | Head of the government of Liechtenstein
  • Frick, Mario
    Thursday, 29 June 1995 | Head of the government of Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Montenegro

Netherlands

Norway

Palestine

  • Abbas, Mahmoud
    Thursday, 6 October 2011 | President of the Palestinian National Authority
  • Arafat, Yasser
    Wednesday, 13 April 1994 | President of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO)

Poland

Portugal

Republic of Moldova

Romania

San Marino

Senegal

Serbia

Serbia and Montenegro

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

  • Drnovšek, Janez
    Tuesday, 8 May 1990 | President of the Presidency of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Soviet Union

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

  • Cotti, Flavio
    Friday, 20 September 1991 | President of the Swiss Confederation
  • Felber, René
    Tuesday, 4 February 1992 | President of the Swiss Confederation

''The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia''

  • Buchkovski, Vlado
    Wednesday, 12 April 2006 | Prime Minister of “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”
  • Georgievski, Ljubco
    Wednesday, 23 June 1999 | Prime Minister of “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”
  • Gligorov, Kiro
    Monday, 24 June 1996 | President of "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"
  • Gruevski, Nikola
    Thursday, 7 October 2010 | Prime Minister of “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”
  • Ivanov, Gjorgje
    Thursday, 24 June 2010 | President of "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"
  • Trajkovski, Boris
    Wednesday, 28 June 2000 | President of "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"
  • Trajkovski, Boris
    Thursday, 27 June 2002 | President of "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

Turkey

Ukraine

United Kingdom

Vatican City

  • John-Paul II
    Saturday, 8 October 1988 | Supreme Pontiff, Head of State of the Vatican City
  • Sodano, Angelo
    Tuesday, 26 September 1995 | Secretary of State of the Holy See