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The Portuguese Assembly joins the #NoHateNoFear initiative

01/06/2016 | President

The Portuguese Assembly has joined the #NoHateNoFear initiative launched by Pedro Agramunt, with the participation of Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues, President of the Portuguese Assembly, as well as some deputies, for a photo session.

PACE President calls on Ukrainian parliament to pass judges’ reform

31/05/2016 | President

The President of the Parliamentary Assembly, Pedro Agramunt, calls on all members of the Verkhovna Rada, across the board, to approve the constitutional amendments relating to the reform of the judiciary.

'Greece needs our full support'

30/05/2016 | President

“The Greek authorities must cope with a disproportionate share of Europe’s responsibility to care for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers,” PACE President, Pedro Agramunt, said in Athens.

PACE delegation visiting refugee camps in Athens and on Lesvos

27/05/2016 | President

A PACE delegation chaired by its President Pedro Agramunt will visit several refugee camps in Athens and on Lesvos on 30-31 May. On this occasion, President Pedro Agramunt will hold a meeting with Alexis Tsipras and Nikolaos Voutsis.

President warmly welcomes release of PACE member Nadiia Savchenko

25/05/2016 | President

"The release of my fellow PACE member Nadiia Savchenko is excellent news," said Pedro Agramunt. "I commend both Russia and Ukraine for making this possible, and I look forward to welcoming her in Strasbourg soon", he added.

PACE President welcomes the decision of Azerbaijan's Supreme Court to release Khadija Ismayilova

25/05/2016 | President

Pedro Agramunt, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, has welcomed the decision today of the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan to release investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova.

President to CIS: ‘Let us work together to tackle global challenges’

20/05/2016 | President

Pedro Agramunt praised the role that parliamentary assemblies can play in promoting dialogue and co-operation between states in tackling the global challenges of combating international terrorism and addressing the refugee crisis.

President warns of Convention collapse if states ‘pick and choose’ Strasbourg Court rulings

18/05/2016 | President

PACE President Pedro Agramunt has warned that the European Convention on Human Rights could collapse if states “pick and choose” which judgments of the Strasbourg Court they are ready to accept.

President to attend CIS Interparliamentary Assembly plenary in Saint Petersburg

17/05/2016 | President

Pedro Agramunt will take part in the 44th Plenary Session of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth of Independent States (IPA CIS) in Saint Petersburg on 19 and 20 May. He will also hold several bilateral meetings.

President encourages Ukraine to press ahead with reform agenda

14/05/2016 | President

At the end of his official visit to Ukraine, PACE President Pedro Agramunt welcomed the strong commitment of the Ukrainian authorities and of the newly-appointed government to move towards European values and standards.

PACE President makes official visit to Ukraine

12/05/2016 | President

PACE President, Pedro Agramunt, today begins a two-day official visit to Ukraine (12-13 May), following the formation of a new government.He is due to meet, notably, President Petro Poroshenko.

The President expresses concern at the decision to ban the Mejlis of Crimean-Tatar people

27/04/2016 | President

"I am seriously concerned about the decision to ban the Mejlis of Crimean-Tatar people as an extremist organisation," declared Parliamentary Assembly President Pedro Agramunt in a statement.