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Children’s rights conference: ‘it’s time to put the human being at the heart of society’

13/11/2019 | President

“Council of Europe member States must put the human being back at the heart of their political decisions,” President Liliane Maury Pasquier has told a conference on children’s rights opening in Strasbourg.

Opening the World Forum for Democracy, PACE President sets out the challenges faced by democracy in the...

06/11/2019 | President

New technologies can be abused, generating hatred and sexist or other stereotypes leading to discrimination, but they can also make the democratic process more reactive to citizens’ expectations, Liliane Maury Pasquier said.

'The Council of Europe needs the continuing commitment of the Assembly and the Congress'

29/10/2019 | President

"The Organization needs our continued commitment and the Assembly and the Congress, as well as our national parliaments and local and regional authorities, have a fundamental role to play", PACE President said today.

PACE President to participate in IPU Assembly in Belgrade and hold high-level meetings

15/10/2019 | President

Liliane Maury Pasquier will participate in a parity debate as part of the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Belgrade and will hold a number of bilateral meetings with Serbian government and parliamentary leaders.

Liliane Maury Pasquier: ‘The digitisation of our societies goes to the very heart of democratic functioning'

14/10/2019 | President

“Increasing digitisation and certain aspects of artificial intelligence go to the very heart of democratic functioning, the rule of law and human rights in our societies,” said Liliane Maury Pasquier.

Syria: PACE President calls on Turkey to put an end to the military operation

12/10/2019 | President

It is with great concern that I am following the events related to Turkey's military intervention in northern Syria. This intervention entails risks of great tension and I regret the loss of human lives.

Council of Europe and OECD must 'work in concert' to build a democratic and prosperous future

10/10/2019 | President

The Council of Europe and the OECD must "work in concert" to offer the real prospect of a democratic and prosperous future, in the context of sustainable development, to their citizens, said Liliane Maury Pasquier.

President reacts to shooting in Halle, Germany

09/10/2019 | President

“I am shocked and saddened by the news of today's shooting in Halle,” said Liliane Maury Pasquier, reacting to reports that at least two people have died in an attack near a synagogue in the town.

Peace Day: PACE President invites us to take a personal stand against violence and inequality

21/09/2019 | President

On the occasion of the International Day of Peace – celebrated every year on 21 September – the PACE President took part in a panel discussion in London on “Take a Stand: Say no to Sexism and Harassment”.

Sexism and harassment: current situation and solutions, at the heart of a ‘Peace One Day’ event in London

18/09/2019 | President

On the occasion of the International Day of Peace, Liliane Maury Pasquier will participate in a panel discussion on the extent of sexism and harassment against women, with a particular focus on solutions and good practices.

Azerbaijan: the President calls for open and frank dialogue and increased co-operation

13/09/2019 | President

Following her visit to Azerbaijan, PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier called for open and frank dialogue and increased co-operation between the Council of Europe and Azerbaijan.

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.