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Committees will no longer meet in Azerbaijan for two years

The PACE Bureau decided today in Baku that no more Assembly committee meetings will be held in Azerbaijan for two years, following the withdrawal of a visa for PACE Vice-President René Rouquet. More

Vassiliy Likhachev case: no PACE meetings in Georgia for a period of two years

Vienna / Standing Committee / $NW The Bureau of the Assembly took note of the opinion of the Committee on Rules of Procedure on the 'Likhachev case' and decided that the Assembly should not hold any meetings in Georgia for a period of two years. More

PACE Bureau deplores international community’s failure to convene Syria peace conference

Vienna (Austria) © Shutterstock PACE's Bureau, meeting today in Vienna, has deplored the fact that an international peace conference on Syria, wholeheartedly supported by the Assembly last month, has not yet been convened. More

PACE Bureau holds a minute's silence for Peter Schieder

Minute de silence / Vienna / $NW At the opening of its meeting in Vienna, PACE's Bureau held a minute's silence in memory of Peter Schieder, former President of the Assembly and leading Austrian parliamentarian, who died in October. More

Call for investigation into the September killings at Camp Ashraf

Vienna / Standing Committee / $NW In a statement adopted today in Vienna, PACE's Bureau calls for an investigation into the 1 September killings at Camp Ashraf and the release of seven Iranians thought to be held in custody by the Iraqi authorities. More

The need to restore public trust in democratic institutions

In a statement issued on the occasion of International Democracy Day (15 September), PACE's Bureau has stressed the need to restore public trust in democratic institutions. More