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The Standing Committee will hold an extraordinary meeting in Reykjavik on the eve of the 4th Summit

The Standing Committee will hold an extraordinary meeting in Reykjavik on the eve of the 4th Summit

20/03/2023 | Political Affairs and Democracy

“The parliamentary dimension of the 4th Council of Europe Summit, taking place in Reykjavik on 16 and 17 May next, will be assured as there will be an extraordinary meeting of the Standing Committee of our Assembly,” PACE President Tiny Kox said today, addressing a meeting of the Assembly’s...

Exchange of views between the PACE leadership and representatives of Russian democratic forces

Exchange of views between the PACE leadership and representatives of Russian democratic forces

20/03/2023 | President

The leadership of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) held an exchange of views with representatives of Russian democratic forces today in Paris, to step up dialogue and to explore ways of co-operating with the Assembly in future. The meeting was a practical follow-up to...

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PACE President makes working visit to France

17/03/2023 | President

Tiny Kox, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), will make a working visit to France on 22 March. In Paris, he will meet the Speaker of the National Assembly, the Speaker of the Senate, the Secretary of State to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs...

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Equal rights for women and girls: the role of men and boys

08/03/2023 | President

Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs and President of the Committee of Ministers Thórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörd Gylfadóttir, President of the Parliamentary Assembly Tiny Kox and Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić have made the following statement: “Today, on International Women’s Day, we...

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'One year on we still see you, women of Ukraine'

07/03/2023 | President

On 8 March 2022 PACE President Tiny Kox, in an open letter to the head of Ukraine’s PACE delegation Mariia Mezentseva entitled “We see you, women of Ukraine”, expressed his solidarity after the start of the war of aggression against her country. “In the past year, tens of thousands have been...

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PACE President: "People of Ukraine, you shall overcome. You are not alone"

24/02/2023 | President

In a ceremony to mark one year of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine together with the Foreign Minister of Iceland and Chair of the Committee of Ministers, Thórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörd Gylfadóttir, the Council of Europe Secretary General, Marija Pejčinović Burić, and the Permanent...

Tiny Kox is meeting with Francisco André, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

PACE President in Lisbon: Europe needs the experience of countries outside the European continent to...

24/02/2023 | President

During his working visit to Portugal (22-23 February) and consecutive meetings with the President of the Assembly of the Republic Augusto Santos Silva, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Francisco André, the Chairperson and members of the Portuguese delegation to the PACE, Tiny Kox...

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Brutal aggression against Ukraine: one year on - Council of Europe leaders call for unity and the...

23/02/2023 | President

Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs and President of the Committee of Ministers Thórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörd Gylfadóttir, President of the Parliamentary Assembly Tiny Kox, Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić, Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović as well as President of the Congress...

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PACE President makes working visit to Portugal

21/02/2023 | President

Tiny Kox, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), will make a working visit to Portugal on 22-23 February. In Lisbon, he will meet the Speaker of the Assembly of the Portuguese Republic, as well as the Chairperson and members of the Portuguese delegation to PACE...

Despina congratulating Tiny Kox on his re-election as the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Tiny Kox, re-elected President, urges a stronger role for PACE as the ‘most relevant European Agora’

23/01/2023 | President

Tiny Kox, re-elected today for a second one-year term as President of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), thanked members for their ongoing support this year, which – he said – “may be as challenging as last year”. In a speech following his re-election, he underlined that last...

PACE President Tiny Kox meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on the creation of an ad hoc tribunal to investigate the Russian crime of aggression against Ukraine

Dutch support for ad hoc tribunal on the crime of aggression

18/01/2023 | President

PACE President Tiny Kox has warmly welcomed the strong support of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte for the creation of an ad hoc tribunal to investigate the crime of aggression with regard to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, a Council of Europe member State. The Netherlands is willing and able to...

Minister of Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto and PACE President Tiny Kox

On the #RoadToReykjavik, PACE President holds high-level meetings in Finland

16/01/2023 | President

Tiny Kox, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), paid a working visit to Finland on 12 and 13 January 2023, where he discussed the relevance of multilateralism in the current challenging context of the war of aggression by the Russian Federation against Ukraine...