Tribute to all those who have helped save lives in the Mediterranean

“There are many faces that do not reach the limelight. Father Zerai’s is one of them,” said Giacomo Santini (Italy, EPP/CD), Chair of the PACE Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons, on International Migrants Day. ... More

On World Refugee Day, PACE President deplores ‘unprecedented’ suffering of Syrian refugees

“The drastic situation of the Syrian refugees is constantly worsening and has reached an unprecedented level of suffering..." declared Jean-Claude Mignon, on the eve of World Refugee Day. ... More

PACE committee head expresses concern at disappearance of priest in Syria

Björn von Sydow (Sweden, SOC), Chair of the PACE Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), joined by Pietro Marcenaro, former PACE Rapporteur on the situation in Syria and in the Middle East ... More

Coach accident near Naples: message by PACE President

In a letter addressed to the President of the Italian Senate, the PACE President today expressed his condolences to the families of the victims of the coach accident that took place near Avellino, in the region Naples. ... More

Tunisia: ‘Extremists must not be allowed to hold back the achievements of the revolution’, according to PACE rapporteur

“I strongly condemn the murder in Tunis yesterday of Mohamed Brahmi, an opposition member of the Constituent Assembly,” said Anne Brasseur (Luxembourg, ALDE) ... More