24/06/2022 | 11:19:26 Thank you, Madam Chair. Dear Colleagues. There is no good war. Because any war destroys, ruins human lives and brings tears. Therefore, the wise saying of the ancient Roman philosopher Cicero expressed 21 centuries ago remains valid today that a bad peace is better than a good war. In 2017, we witnessed an event bearing important historical and symbolic meaning. A tram line has been opened between our long-time native Strasbourg and the German city of Kehl. I confess, I welcomed this event... 23/06/2022 | 17:43:53 Thank you, Mister President, dear colleagues, First of all, on behalf of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, I would like to start by thanking the Rapporteur Mr Jacques MAIRE for this very important report. The Council of Europe has long ago overstepped the limit of being a purely European organisation. For several years, a number of non-European countries have been directly participating in the meetings of the Assembly and actively co-operating with the Council of Europe. From... 22/06/2022 | 11:10:17 Thank you, Madam Chair. Dear Colleagues, I am proud that in my country Azerbaijan, mosques, churches and synagogues are side by side, and there is no need to keep armed guards near any of them. It is the case now; it has been the case for centuries. The famous 12th century Jewish traveller, Benjamin of Tudela, said that there were 1 000 synagogues in Azerbaijan at that time. However, this figure is clear evidence of how close the Jews had been integrated into Azerbaijani society in the Middle... 21/06/2022 | 17:36:51 Thank you, Chair. Dear Colleagues, The strongest man in the world cannot tear a sheet of paper by pulling it wider. However, fold this sheet a few times, then smooth it out and give it to a child. The child will easily tear the already folded paper. So is society. It is difficult until the hard layer collapses. Once a crack has formed, it gradually deepens and causes new cracks to form. Serious security threats in Europe require decisive action to make the future more certain. Europe is... 20/06/2022 | 12:38:38 Thank you President. Dear colleagues, As I reflect on this Progress Report, I would like to reflect not only on the work done and the achievements gained since the last part-session but also on how the Assembly has passed the previous period of the pandemic, to assess the difficult and testing path that we have left behind. Because today, for the first time in the past two years, we are all working at full capacity, visually, without masks, in a pre-pandemic mode. This marks the end of an...
06/07/2015 | Doc. 13851 | Report Freedom of religion and living together in a democratic society 04/03/2014 | Doc. 13438 | Committee Opinion Access to nationality and the effective implementation of the European Convention on Nationality 20/08/2013 | Doc. 13291 | Report The participation of non-member States in Council of Europe conventions 04/09/2012 | Doc. 13009 | Report The consolidation and international openness of the European Higher Education Area 17/10/2011 | Doc. 12774 | Report Armed conflicts and the environment
20/05/2022 | Doc. 15460 | Written declaration 30th anniversary of the Khojaly massacre 02/05/2022 | Doc. 15518 | Motion for a resolution Increasing members’ active participation in and contribution to the work of the Parliamentary Assembly and its committees 23/02/2022 | Doc. 15460 | Written declaration 30th anniversary of the Khojaly massacre 08/10/2021 | Doc. 15326 | Written declaration Disclosure of all information by Armenia on the location of minefields is urgently needed to avoid further loss of human life 21/09/2021 | Doc. 15372 | Written question Opportunities for the effective impact of global projects on political developments that ensure the economic rapprochement of member States
24/06/2022 | Doc. 15542, vote on the draft text for resolution Fighting vaccine-preventable diseases through quality services and anti-vaccine myth-busting 23/06/2022 | Doc. 15546, vote on the draft text for resolution The honouring of membership obligations to the Council of Europe by Malta 22/06/2022 | Doc. 15539, vote on the draft text for resolution Preventing and combating antisemitism in Europe 28/01/2022 | Doc. 15433, vote on the draft text for resolution Progress of the Assembly's monitoring procedure (January-December 2021) 27/01/2022 | Doc. 15431, vote on the draft text for resolution Ending enforced disappearances on the territory of the Council of Europe