26/10/2017 | President
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Lanzarote Convention, PACE President praised the Convention as an important milestone towards better protection of children in the modern world.
17/10/2017 | President
Stella Kyriakides, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, has condemned the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, known for her investigative work on corruption.
10/10/2017 | President
Stella Kyriakides (Cyprus, EPP/CD) has been elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe following the resignation of Pedro Agramunt (Spain, EPP/CD) on 6 October 2017.
06/10/2017 | President
In a letter, Pedro Agramunt today announced his resignation as President of the Parliamentary Assembly. Following his resignation, the most senior Vice-President of the Assembly, Sir Roger Gale, becomes Acting President.
24/04/2017 | President
PACE President Pedro Agramunt, in view of the request of a significant number of members, agreed to participate in a hearing on his recent visit to Syria. The hearing will be held on 25 April at 1 p.m. in the hemicycle.
09/04/2017 | President
PACE President Pedro Agramunt expressed his condolences to the victims of the two blasts in the Coptic Churches in Tanta and in Alexandria, Egypt. "I strongly condemn these heinous attacks against innocent people," he said.
07/04/2017 | President
“I would like to express my shock and sadness at today’s heinous attack in Stockholm, and strongly condemn those who carried this out,” Parliamentary Assembly President Pedro Agramunt said.
06/04/2017 | President
“The interaction between majority and opposition in parliament is the litmus test of the good functioning of a democracy,” said Pedro Agramunt, at the opening of an international conference, organised in Bucharest by the Venice Commission.
03/04/2017 | President
PACE President Pedro Agramunt has strongly condemned the terrorist attack carried out today on the St Petersburg metro, said to have caused at least 10 deaths with dozens reportedly wounded.
31/03/2017 | President
Speaking at the end of his official visit to Malta (29-30 March), Pedro Agramunt, praised Malta's commitment to the Council of Europe’s values and standards and for being a strong voice for the human rights of the most vulnerable
28/03/2017 | President
"Inclusion and integration are the key to combat radicalisation leading to terrorism", PACE President said today addressing in Saint Petersburg the International Parliamentary Conference on Combating Terrorism.
27/03/2017 | President
Addressing the press in St Petersburg, the PACE President this morning referred to the relationship between the Assembly and the Russian Parliament, expressing his conviction that dialogue must continue.