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PACE President makes official visit to Azerbaijan

10/09/2019 | President

Liliane Maury Pasquier is to make an official visit to Azerbaijan from 11-12 September, during which she is due to meet, in particular, the President of the Republic, the Speaker of Parliament and the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

In Riga, PACE President calls for the ‘anchoring’ of human rights in parliamentary work

10/09/2019 | President

Speaking in Riga at the opening of a parliamentary conference, Liliane Maury Pasquier highlighted that “the only way to succeed in responding to today’s main challenges is to anchor human rights more firmly in our work”.

PACE President welcomes exchange of prisoners between Russia and Ukraine

07/09/2019 | President

“I would like to welcome the exchange of prisoners that is taking place today, following negotiations between Kyiv and Moscow,” said Liliane Maury Pasquier, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

PACE President in Riga for conference on the role of parliaments in implementing Convention standards

06/09/2019 | President

Liliane Maury Pasquier is to make a working visit to Latvia, during which she will address a parliamentary conference on the role of parliaments in implementing the standards of the European Convention on Human Rights.

After 70 years of the Geneva Conventions, civilians and the wounded in warfare ‘more at risk than ever’

12/08/2019 | President

"Seventy years ago today, the four Geneva Conventions were opened for signature, with the aim of protecting all human beings during wars and armed conflicts,” said PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier.

Arrests in Moscow: President expresses deep concern

28/07/2019 | President

Liliane Maury Pasquier expressed her deep concern at the arrest and detention of hundreds of people demonstrating in Moscow during an unauthorised rally in view of a forthcoming local election.

Liliane Maury Pasquier: ‘Hate speech and hate crimes are a gangrene on our societies’

22/07/2019 | President

“Hate speech and hate crimes are a gangrene on our societies, eating away at them from the inside,” said Liliane Maury Pasquier, in a statement to mark the European Day for Victims of Hate Crime.

Harassment and bullying at Westminster: time to declare #NotInMyParliament

11/07/2019 | President

PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier has reacted to the publication of two independent inquiries into bullying and harassment in the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

Stepping up legislative and awareness-raising work to combat sexism against women parliamentarians

10/07/2019 | President

"Parliamentarians must adopt a clear legal framework to sanction abuses and promote equality education," said Liliane Maury Pasquier, speaking at an event in Geneva on violence against women in politics.

‘Parliaments can act as relays for ensuring the inclusiveness of UN development goals’

08/07/2019 | President

“National parliaments are important relays for ensuring the inclusiveness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030,” said PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier.

President regrets Ukrainian Parliament’s decision to withdraw election observation invitation

03/07/2019 | President

Liliane Maury Pasquier has expressed regret at the Ukrainian Parliament’s decision to withdraw its invitation to the Assembly to observe the 21 July early parliamentary elections.

Liliane Maury Pasquier: ‘Promoting culture to build a more just and inclusive world’

21/06/2019 | President

“By promoting a cultural environment rich in diversity, education and creation, you are helping to build a world of greater dignity, justice and solidarity,” said PACE President in Bern.