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PACE committee to weigh proposals related to Assembly rules on ‘participation rights’ of national delegations

The Rules Committee has appointed Petra De Sutter to prepare a report covering “proposals relating to the challenge or reconsideration of credentials and to representation and participation rights of national delegations”. 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

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

Andorran delegation again comes top for voting at PACE

Parliamentarians from Andorra, Switzerland and Sweden voted most often in plenary debates of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly during 2016, according to statistics made public today. More

Committee proposes procedure allowing for the dismissal of Assembly members holding high elective office

Liliane Maury Pasquier (Switzerland, SOC) The Committee on Rules of Procedure today made public a draft resolution on the “Recognition and implementation of the principle of accountability in the Parliamentary Assembly”, adopted at its meeting in Paris on 2 June. More