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Sport for all – far from a reality

Carmen Quintanilla (Spain, EPP/CD) Sport for all is far from being a reality. Lack of physical activity, which is a growing trend, costs economies around 80.4 billion euros a year in the EU countries alone, says rapporteur Carmen Quintanilla. More

Hearing in Paris on media independence, investigative journalism and editorial integrity

Media event © Shutterstock With a view to uphold media independence, investigative journalism and editorial integrity, the PACE Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media is organising a hearing in Paris on 1 June with a series of experts. More

The need for closer co-operation with diaspora communities to improve integration policies

The Committee on Culture and Education believes that in framing their integration policies governments should involve the educational and cultural networks of diaspora communities to a much greater extent. More

PACE committee calls on FIFA President to make reform package 'a game-changer'

© Ohmega1982 Congratulating the new FIFA President Gianni Infantino on his recent election, the committee meeting in Paris, said it was confident that Mr Infantino would do his utmost to implement the FIFA reform package as approved by the Congress. More

Committee concerned about erosion of intellectual property rights in the digital era

Axel Fischer (Germany, EPP/CD) Concerned about the erosion of intellectual property rights in the digital era, the committee recalled that intellectual property rights are human rights protected under Article 1 of the first Protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights. More

Reviewing the role of libraries and museums in times of change

As economic changes and technological innovation have considerable effect, the Committee on culture believes that the roles and responsibilities of libraries and museums need to be reviewed to respond to emerging needs. More