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PACE President to attend commemoration ceremonies in Norway for the victims of terrorist attacks in 2011

Anne Brasseur, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), will travel to Oslo on 22 July to participate in commemoration ceremonies for the victims of the 22 July 2011 terrorist attacks in Oslo and Utøya, and to express her full support for making 22 July the European Day for Victims of Hate Crime.

During her visit to Norway, Ms Brasseur will hold bilateral meetings with the Prime Minister, the Speaker of Parliament and the Minister for Local Government and Modernisation. She will also meet the Chair of the Norwegian delegation to PACE, the Director of the European Wergeland Centre and the Co-ordinator of the Norwegian national campaign of the No Hate Speech Movement.

In Lillehammer, the PACE President will visit the Nansen Humanistic Academy and the Nansen Centre for Peace and Dialogue.

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Ms Brasseur will meet the press on 22 July at 10.20 am in front of the 22 July Information Centre.
The commemoration will be broadcast live on the web at