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Rules Committee delivers findings on PACE members mentioned in report on alleged corruption

The Rules Committee has delivered its findings on the behaviour of the first three individual PACE members mentioned in the report on alleged corruption – and decided to postpone a decision on a fourth. More

Allegations of corruption: the report of the Rules Committee

The Committee on Rules of Procedure has unanimously adopted a draft resolution and recommendation on the follow-up to the report of the Independent Investigation Body on the allegations of corruption within the Assembly. More

Budgetary crisis at the Council of Europe: Rules Committee outlines impact on the work of the Assembly

The committee has proposed to the PACE to remove Turkish from PACE’s list of working languages. According to the committee, “the draconian reduction” of the Assembly’s budget for 2018 and 2019 “calls for drastic measures”. More

Liechtenstein delegation comes top for voting at PACE

Parliamentarians from Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Sweden and Andorra voted most often in plenary debates of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly during 2017, according to statistics made public. More

PACE to revise its Code of Conduct in response to corruption allegations

The Rules Committee will be putting a revision of the Code of Conduct for Members to a vote of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly on Tuesday 10 October during its plenary sitting in Strasbourg. More

A new Council of Europe summit to revitalise democracy, the rule of law and human rights in Europe

The Committee on Rules of Procedure welcomed the prospect of a future CoE Summit of Heads of State or Government in order to revitalise democracy, the rule of law and human rights, values which today are severely “under pressure”. More