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Anniversary of the Oslo and Utøya attacks: ‘We must keep on drawing the lessons from this terrorist act to...

22/07/2023 | President

“12 years ago, 77 innocent people were massacred in Norway by a far-right terrorist in what was the deadliest attack in Norway’s history since the end of the Second World War. The majority of victims were teenagers, participating in a socialist youth camp on the island of Utøya. I wish the...

The President of the Cyprus Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, at the Plenary session of the House of Representatives, addressed by the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Tiny Kox
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PACE President: let’s go from the Cyprus problem to the Cyprus solution

07/07/2023 | President

PACE President Tiny Kox, in an address to the Cyprus House of Representatives yesterday, stressed the vital need to find a solution for Cyprus after 50 years of division – and called for a “bi-communal and bi-zonal federation with political equality on the island”, in line with United Nations...

Register of damage
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Ukraine Register of Damage should also record loss caused by Wagner and Kadyrov groups, says PACE President

27/06/2023 | President

PACE President Tiny Kox has hailed the creation of an international Register of Damage for Ukraine as “a first practical step” towards obtaining reparation for the damage caused to the Ukrainian people by Russia’s war of aggression – and urged that it record also loss or damage caused by private...

Tiny Kox, opening speech
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After the adoption of the Reykjavik Declaration, PACE President calls on member States ‘to walk the talk’

19/06/2023 | Session

“This week’s debate on the budget and priorities of the Council of Europe for 2024-2027 takes on its full meaning. We need to discuss how the decisions of the Summit can best be implemented in the years to come, including by the Assembly. I call on all Member States, after the adoption of the...

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Destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam in the Kherson region of Ukraine: statement by Council of Europe leaders

06/06/2023 | President

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia and Council of Europe’s President of the Committee of Ministers, Edgars Rinkēvičs, the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Tiny Kox and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić made the...

PACE President Tiny Kox addressing the Reykjavik Summit

Addressing the Reykjavik Summit, PACE President praises Assembly’s involvement on results European citizens...

17/05/2023 | President

“Restoring, strengthening and perhaps re-inventing European democratic security and rules-based multilateralism against aggressive unilateralism has become an existential challenge and a main reason to meet here today," said Tiny Kox, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of...

Solidarity event - speeches by Evgenia Kara-Murza and Tiny Kox

PACE leaders show their strong solidarity with political prisoners in Russia and Belarus

24/04/2023 | President

PACE leaders have declared their strong solidarity with Russian and Belarusian political prisoners at a special event at the opening of the Assembly’s spring plenary session in Strasbourg. PACE President Tiny Kox, joined by the leaders of the Assembly’s political groups, paid tribute to Russian...

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Tiny Kox: 'A parliamentary dimension of the 4th Council of Europe Summit will be ensured'

24/04/2023 | Session

"Although the 4th Summit will be by and large an intergovernmental event, a parliamentary dimension will also be ensured. Our Standing Committee will hold an extraordinary meeting on 15 May in Reykjavik and an Assembly delegation will attend the Summit itself", PACE President Tiny Kox today said...

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Solidarity event with Vladimir Kara-Murza and other political prisoners

21/04/2023 | President

Following the sentencing of Russian opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza to 25 years in prison, the PACE President and leaders of the PACE political groups will express their solidarity with him, as well as other political prisoners, on Monday 24 April 2023 at 12.30 p.m. in the area in front of...

Alexey Navalny in prison

Council of Europe leaders express ‘deep concern’ for the health of Alexei Navalnyy

14/04/2023 | President

The Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs and President of the Committee of Ministers Thórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörd Gylfadóttir, the President of the Parliamentary Assembly Tiny Kox, and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Marija Pejčinović Burić have issued the following statement: “We...

PACE President Tiny Kox - Bucha Conference

Crimes in Ukraine: ‘justice will be done and delivered, whatever it takes'

31/03/2023 | President

PACE President Tiny Kox has pledged that the Parliamentary Assembly will do everything in its power to ensure accountability for the crimes committed during Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, declaring: “Justice will be done and delivered, whatever it takes.” Speaking by teleconference at the...

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War against Ukraine and the coming Summit the focus of PACE President’s working visit to France

23/03/2023 | President

Tiny Kox, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), paid a working visit to France on 22 March 2023, during which he discussed the current challenges linked to the war of aggression waged by the Russian Federation against Ukraine, and its consequences, as well as...