25/06/2019 | 12:31:44 Thank you, Madam Chair. I would like to thank all the colleagues for their contribution to this debate. I think it helps me to gain insight, on the one hand; on the other hand, I would like to start with mentioning something on the economisation as to the organisation of the Council of Europe in recent years. This organisation is already, since 8 years, under continuous reorganisation to sober up its expenses. It was not helpful that a zero nominal growth was introduced. Staff has to be paid... 25/06/2019 | 11:35:16 Thank you, Chair. Dear colleagues, This is the last time that I will present the reports to this assembly. This time, I will do so as your General Rapporteur on the budgets of the Council of Europe and the Parliamentary Assembly and budgets are my favorite subject. Colleagues, following the acceptance by a large majority of my reports on the budgets of the Council of Europe and our Parliamentary Assembly in the Rules Committee, in Paris on 3 June, and my constructive meeting with... 24/06/2019 | 16:56:42 Thank you, Madam Chair. Dear colleagues, I'm against the illegal annexation of Crimea. I'm against the presence of Russians in East Ukraine and I am against the downing of airplane MH17. From January 2018, I have been involved in the work of the Committee on the role and mission of the PACE and in the follow-up work in the Rules Committee. With differing views, we work hard for the realisation of the De SUTTER report. I started my work unbiased and with an open mind. Quite soon I asked myself... 21/01/2019 | 12:40:50 On behalf of ALDE, I would like to congratulate you, Madam President, on the renewal of your appointment as President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. I thank Mr Ian LIDDELL-GRAINGER for the progress report of the Bureau and the Standing Committee. I also thank Mr Andrej HUNKO and Mr Aleksander POCIEJ for reporting, respectively, on the presidential elections in Georgia and Armenia. Factual information is crucial to our function as members of the Parliamentary Assembly...
07/06/2019 | Doc. 14903 | Report Budget and priorities of the Council of Europe for the biennium 2020-2021 07/06/2019 | Doc. 14901 | Report Expenditure of the Parliamentary Assembly for the biennium 2020-2021 10/04/2019 | Doc. 14867 | Committee Opinion Role and mission of the Parliamentary Assembly: main challenges for the future 25/03/2019 | Doc. 14847 | Report Laundromats: responding to new challenges in the international fight against organised crime, corruption and money laundering 26/03/2018 | Doc. 14516 | Report Fighting organised crime by facilitating the confiscation of illegal assets
24/04/2019 | Doc. 14819 | Written declaration Attacks on civil society, independent media and opposition in the Republic of Moldova must end 24/04/2019 | Doc. 14820 | Written declaration Assistance funds for the judiciary in Kazakhstan: need for an audit 12/04/2019 | Doc. 14878 | Motion for a resolution Addressing the issue of Daesh foreign fighters and their families returning from Syria and other countries to the member States of the Council of Europe 12/04/2019 | Doc. 14879 | Motion for a resolution Alleged violations of LGBTI+ rights in the Caucasus region 07/03/2019 | Doc. 14839 | Motion for a resolution Legal aspects of "autonomous" vehicles
28/06/2019 | Doc. 14909, vote on the draft text for resolution Pushback policies and practice in Council of Europe member States 28/06/2019 | Doc. 14909, vote on the draft text for recommendation Pushback policies and practice in Council of Europe member States 26/06/2019 | Doc. 14895, vote on the draft text for resolution Ending coercion in mental health: the need for a human rights-based approach 26/06/2019 | Doc. 14895, vote on the draft text for recommendation Ending coercion in mental health: the need for a human rights-based approach 26/06/2019 | Doc. 14922, vote on the draft text for resolution Challenge, on substantive grounds, of the still unratified credentials of the parliamentary delegation of the Russian Federation