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PACE President in Serbia: South-East Europe needs stability and co-operation

05/10/2016 | President

At the end of his visit to Serbia, Assembly President Pedro Agramunt encouraged Serbia, and other states in the region, to strengthen regional co-operation and pursue reconciliation efforts.

Pedro Agramunt commends Serbia’s approach to the refugee crisis

04/10/2016 | President

Addressing the Serbian National Assembly today, Pedro Agramunt commended Serbia’s approach to the refugee crisis, stressing that a year ago, the country was particularly affected by a massive arrival of migrants.

President praises Iceland’s commitment to Council of Europe values and standards

28/09/2016 | President

Speaking at the end of an official visit to Iceland (26-27 September), PACE President Pedro Agramunt praised the Icelandic authorities for the extent of their fulfillment of Council of Europe standards.

Pedro Agramunt on Shimon Peres: ‘The world has lost a man of dialogue, our Assembly has lost a friend’

28/09/2016 | President

“The world has lost a man of dialogue, of principle and of conviction. Israel has lost one of its prominent figures. Our Assembly has lost a friend,” declared PACE President Pedro Agramunt, following the death of Shimon Peres.

President to make official visit to Serbia

28/09/2016 | President

Pedro Agramunt will make an official visit to Serbia on 3-4 October, during which he is due to meet notably the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister and the Speaker of the National Assembly.

'The only way to protect ourselves is to privilege dialogue over confrontation'

15/09/2016 | President

“No country can erect a wall against terrorism or the economic crisis. No country can build a barrier to keep out the instability caused by frozen or active conflicts, ” the PACE President stressed.

PACE President and Speaker of the Russian Federation Council to meet in Strasbourg

13/09/2016 | President

PACE President Pedro Agramunt and Valentina Matvienko, Speaker of Russia's Federation Council, will meet in Strasbourg on 14 September, the day before the opening of the European Summit of Presidents of Parliament.

Defending human rights: a priority issue in today's Europe

12/09/2016 | President

“In the current extremely strained context, human rights remain – more than ever – a major challenge”, said Pedro Agramunt at the opening of a colloquy in Paris, at the French National Assembly.

Russia’s non-participation 'benefits neither Russia nor PACE', says President in Moscow

07/09/2016 | President

Speaking at the end of a two-day working visit to Moscow on 5 and 6 September, Pedro Agramunt stressed that the non-participation of Russian parliamentarians in PACE "benefits neither Russia nor the Assembly".

PACE President: ‘Failure of the coup in Turkey was a victory for democracy'

02/09/2016 | President

'The failure of the attempted coup d’Etat was a victory for democracy and all democratic means must be used to ensure there is no repeat of such a coup in the future,’ said Pedro Agramunt ending his visit to Ankara.

Spirit of Václav Havel essential in today’s Europe

01/09/2016 | President

After his high level official visit to the Czech Republic, Pedro Agramunt commented that the spirit of Václav Havel was essential in today’s Europe as we face many challenges, including the migration and refugee crisis.

President and group leaders to visit Moscow

31/08/2016 | President

The President of the Parliamentary Assembly, Pedro Agramunt, is to make a working visit to Moscow on 6-7 September 2016 accompanied by the leaders of the Assembly’s five political groups.