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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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Resolution 2050 - The human tragedy in the Mediterranean: immediate action needed

23 April 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The human tragedy in the Mediterranean: immediate action needed

21 April 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Resolution 2000 - The large-scale arrival of mixed migratory flows on Italian shores

24 June 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The large-scale arrival of mixed migratory flows on Italian shores

9 June 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Lives lost in the Mediterranean Sea: who is responsible?

5 April 2012 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Regional Reports

Report on the visit to Lampedusa (Italy), 23-24 May 2011

30 September 2011 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Europe's "boat-people" mixed migration flows by sea into southern Europe

11 July 2008 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

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