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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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The situation in Syria

24 April 2012 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

The situation of the inhabitants of Rhodes and Kos with a Turkish cultural background

23 February 2011 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Post-monitoring dialogue with Bulgaria

30 April 2010 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

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

21 April 2009 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Rights of national minorities in Latvia

14 October 2008 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

The situation of national minorities in Vojvodina and of the Romanian ethnic minority in Serbia

14 February 2008 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Azerbaijan

30 March 2007 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

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