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Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) consists of a number of individual representatives from each member State, with a President elected each year from among them for a maximum period of three sessions. The balance of political parties within each national delegation must ensure a fair representation of the political parties or groups in their national parliaments. The Assembly can adopt three different types of texts: recommendations, resolutions and opinions. Recommendations contain proposals addressed to the Committee of Ministers, the implementation of which is within the competence of governments. Resolutions embody decisions by the Assembly on questions, which it is empowered to put into effect or expressions of view for, which it alone is responsible. The Assembly mostly expresses opinions on questions put to it by the Committee of Ministers, such as the admission of new member states to the Council of Europe, but also on draft conventions, the budget, the implementation of the Social Charter. Website: assembly.coe.int/
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Violence against the Christian community in northern Nigeria

6 February 2013 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The religious dimension of intercultural dialogue

12 April 2011 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Violence against Christians in the Middle East

25 January 2011 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Islam, Islamism and Islamophobia in Europe

25 May 2010 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Resolution 1704 (2010): Freedom of religion and other human rights for non-Muslim minorities in Turkey and for the Muslim minority in Thrace (Eastern Greece)

27 January 2010 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Freedom of Religion and Other Human Rights for Non-Muslim Minorities in Turkey

6 October 2005 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

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