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President hails local and regional authorities as ‘guardians of grassroots democracy’

04/04/2019 | President

President Liliane Maury Pasquier has paid tribute to the role of local and regional authorities as “guardians of grassroots democracy”, building and reinforcing trust between citizens and institutions.

President congratulates Armenian people and authorities on peaceful political and democratic transition

29/03/2019 | President

Liliane Maury Pasquier congratulated the people of Armenia and the authorities for completing a peaceful and democratic political transition which followed a major overhaul of the country’s governance system.

President praises the smooth functioning of democratic institutions in Armenia

27/03/2019 | President

Speaking to the National Assembly as part of her official visit to Armenia, PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier praised the smooth functioning of democratic institutions in the country.

President makes official visit to Armenia

22/03/2019 | President

Liliane Maury Pasquier will make an official visit to Armenia from 26 to 28 March. She is due to meet, notably, the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister and the Speaker of the National Assembly.

PACE President, at the UN, urges ‘a pushback against the pushback’ on gender equality

15/03/2019 | President

Liliane Maury Pasquier, ending a visit to New York where she took part in the UN Commission on the Status of Women, has joined UN Secretary General António Guterres in calling for a “pushback against the pushback” on gender equality.

Officially recognising victims of terrorism at international level

11/03/2019 | President

On European Remembrance Day for the Victims of Terrorism, PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier has appealed for victims of terrorism to be recognised officially at international level.

President calls for action to end violence against women

08/03/2019 | President

Speaking on the occasion of International Women's Day, Liliane Maury Pasquier, urged strong action against sexism and violence against women, driven by ongoing inequality between women and men.

Liliane Maury Pasquier to meet António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations

08/03/2019 | President

Liliane Maury Pasquier will meet António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations on 11 March in New York, on the occasion of the UN 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

Artificial intelligence: ‘we need a human rights-sensitive approach’

27/02/2019 | President

The President called for a more human rights-sensitive approach in the work on artificial intelligence, addressing a Conference in Helsinki organised by the Finnish Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers.

Conference in Helsinki on the effects of artificial intelligence on human rights, democracy and the rule of...

21/02/2019 | President

Liliane Maury Pasquier participates in a conference on the impacts of artificial intelligence on human rights, democracy and the rule of law, organised by the Council of Europe and the Finnish Presidency of the Committee of Ministers.

President welcomes ratification of ‘name deal’

25/01/2019 | President

PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier today welcomed the ratification by the Hellenic Parliament of the “Prespa Agreement” reached on 17 June 2018 between Skopje and Athens.

Sexism, harassment and violence against women: #NotInMyParliament

21/01/2019 | President

“We must denounce sexist stereotypes which result in open and subtle discrimination, as well as harassment, intimidation and violence," said PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier launching the hashtag initiative #NotInMyParliament.