30/09/2021 | 12:27:01 (FR) Madam President, dear colleagues, Mr President, I would like to thank you for your attention, Located in the heart of Europe, at the crossroads of civilisations, the Western Balkans region has been marked, over the past centuries, by deadly conflicts - in particular the wars that arose from the break-up of the former Yugoslavia. As Sir Winston Churchill once said; "the Balkans produce more history than they can consume." Thirty years later, this region is still experiencing high tensions... 29/09/2021 | 16:26:12 Mr President, Ladies and gentlemen, First of all, on behalf of the EPP Group, I would like to welcome the fact that our Assembly has made the right to a healthy environment an essential part of its work. With this high-level panel, there are no fewer than seven thematic reports, including a draft additional protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights. I thank the President of our Assembly for his personal commitment to making these issues a priority, and I congratulate the various... 23/06/2021 | 10:19:28 Thank you, Mister President. The situation in Belarus has deteriorated steadily over the past few months, The human rights situation in Belarus has continued to deteriorate in recent months. Thousands of people, members of the opposition, journalists and ordinary citizens have been beaten, arrested, tortured and sentenced to heavy prison terms or forced into exile. This brutal repression represents a further serious attack on the fundamental freedoms of the Belarusian people. The regime had... 21/06/2021 | 12:21:15 Yes, thank you very much. I agree totally with Mr Stefan SCHENNACH. Speaking about Albania, we were really surprised how this country had changed over few last years. I must also say that those parliamentary elections were generally very well organized by the administration. We must also agree that in Bulgaria, for example, everybody was saying that this is a very important election that is going to change the country. The political verdict in Bulgaria, the public opinion is so split that we... 21/06/2021 | 12:09:51 Thank you very much Madam President. Let me start with congratulations to you for chairing this Assembly meeting. It's an honour to see you in this place. On 6 September 2020 the President of Albania called parliamentary elections for 25 April 2021. On 22 January 2021 the Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly decided to observe these elections subject of course to the receipt of an invitation to set up an ad hoc Committee composed of 20 members as well as the two co-rapporteurs of the...
19/08/2020 | Doc. 15127 | Report Investment migration 15/10/2019 | Doc. 14997 | Report Interpol reform and extradition proceedings: building trust by fighting abuse 16/09/2019 | Doc. 14964 | Report Post-monitoring dialogue with North Macedonia
30/09/2021 | Doc. 15387 | Written declaration Political reform in Kazakhstan responsive to the needs and ambitions of its citizens 21/09/2021 | Doc. 15373 | Motion for a recommendation Pegasus and similar spyware and secret state surveillance 25/06/2021 | Doc. 15332 | Motion for a resolution The need for renewed, effective and inclusive multilateralism 25/06/2021 | Doc. 15336 | Motion for a resolution European Convention on Human Rights and national constitutions 24/06/2021 | Doc. 15328 | Motion for a resolution Implementation of Recommendation No. R(2000)13 of the Committee of Ministers and the access of "Trophy" archives of the Russian Federation
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 28/01/2021 | Doc. 15216, vote on the draft text for resolution Challenge, on substantive grounds, of the still unratified credentials of the parliamentary delegation of the Russian Federation 28/01/2021 | Doc. 15199, vote on the draft text for resolution Ethnic profiling in Europe: a matter of great concern 26/01/2021 | Doc. 15093, vote on the draft text for resolution Modification of the Assembly’s Rules of Procedure – follow-up to Resolution 2319 (2020) on the Complementary joint procedure between the Committee of Ministers and the Parliamentary Assembly in response to a serious violation by a member State of its statutory obligations