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PACE Standing Committee meets in Paris

Debates on threats to the rule of law in Council of Europe member States, European institutions and human rights in Europe, ensuring comprehensive treatment for children with attention problems, democratic participation for migrant diaspora and student mobility, will feature on the agenda of the Standing Committee (*) of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) at its meeting in Paris on Friday 6 March 2015.

After the opening of the meeting by PACE President Anne Brasseur, the parliamentarians will hold an exchange of views with Michael Georg Link, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR).

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The Standing Committee meeting, which is open to the press, will be held on Friday 6 March 2015 from 9.30 am to 1 pm at the Assemblée nationale (Salle Lamartine), 101 rue de l’Université, Paris 7ème (Metro station: Invalides/Assemblée nationale).

Micaela Catalano, Head of the PACE Communication Division
tel. +33 (0)6 08 56 40 65; e-mail: [email protected]

(*) The Standing Committee, which acts on the Assembly’s behalf between plenary sessions, is made up of the President and Vice-Presidents of the Assembly, the chairpersons of political groups, the chairpersons of national delegations and the committee chairpersons, totaling some 60 parliamentarians from the Council of Europe's 47 member States.