22/04/2021 | 10:19:54 Thank you, Mr President. Yesterday President Putin made his State of the Union, which was watched by millions of Russians and the President addressed many important issues, like the pandemic, the international tensions and the social and economic situation in Russia. There's one issue he did not mention in the State of the Union and that was the issue that was mentioned by thousands only a few hours later in the streets of Moscow and St Petersburg and Irkutsk and in Novossibirsk. That was the... 21/04/2021 | 11:33:30 Thank you Mr President. After the presidential elections on the 9 August last year, massive protests broke out in the in the streets of Belarus and we noticed a very harsh reaction of the authorities to this peaceful protest. The Parliamentary Assembly by its Standing Committee could already react very soon on what was happening there Belarus which is the only State and territory of Europe which is not a member State of our Assembly, but nevertheless, is in the midst of Europe. And in that... 20/04/2021 | 12:50:55 Thank you very much, Mr President. And thanks a lot to all colleagues who participated in this important debate and they emphasised all kinds of elements that we should take into account. Some colleague said this is too idealistic and that's something that is a realist conclusion, but may I remind everybody that when in '49 in Strasbourg the Council of Europe met for the first time reality was far worse than reality today: the continent was in ruins and the ideals then that Europe should work... 20/04/2021 | 11:04:11 Mr President, Next month the Committee of Ministers will consider the strategic framework for the Council of Europe. The Bureau of the Assembly decided to agree with your proposal, Mr President, that the Assembly should make its own contribution to this most important process. The Committee for Political Affairs and Democracy was asked to prepare, in time, a report on the Assembly's vision on the strategic priorities for the Council of Europe. The Committee granted me the honour of preparing... 28/01/2021 | 09:18:33 Thank you, Mister President. I think we should not call this Assembly a "puppet dog". It is a meeting of the national parliaments of 47 Member States. I think we should pay respect to the essence of the Assembly. Mister President, our rules allow members to challenge credentials of a national delegation at the beginning of each year, but having this right does not say that you always have to use it. Challenging credentials should serve a concrete goal. The right ought not be used time and...
31/03/2021 | Doc. 15252 | Report The Assembly's vision on the strategic priorities for the Council of Europe 28/01/2020 | Doc. 15050 | Report Challenge, on substantive grounds, of the still unratified credentials of the parliamentary delegation of the Russian Federation 09/04/2019 | Doc. 14863 | Report Role and mission of the Parliamentary Assembly: main challenges for the future 08/01/2018 | Doc. 14465 | Report The honouring of obligations and commitments by Bosnia and Herzegovina 27/09/2017 | Doc. 14406 | Report Defending the acquis of the Council of Europe: preserving 65 years of successful intergovernmental co-operation
23/03/2021 | Doc. 15244 | Written declaration Critical state of health of prisoners in Turkey during the Covid-19 pandemic 04/12/2020 | Doc. 15190 | Written declaration Members of the Parliamentary Assembly ask Iran not to carry out the death penalty of Ahmadreza Djalali 16/11/2020 | Doc. 15184 | Motion for a resolution Review of the partnership for democracy in respect of the Parliament of the Kyrgyz Republic 07/10/2020 | Doc. 15162 | Motion for a resolution The impact of Brexit on human rights on the island of Ireland 01/10/2020 | Doc. 15155 | Motion for a resolution Poisoning of Alexei Navalny
22/04/2021 | Doc. 15270, vote on the draft text for resolution The arrest and detention of Alexei Navalny in January 2021 22/04/2021 | Doc. 15270, vote on the draft text for recommendation The arrest and detention of Alexei Navalny in January 2021 22/04/2021 | Doc. 15272, vote on the draft text for resolution The functioning of democratic institutions in Turkey 21/04/2021 | Doc. 15253, vote on the draft text for resolution Urgent need for electoral reform in Belarus 21/04/2021 | Doc. 15253, vote on the draft text for recommendation Urgent need for electoral reform in Belarus