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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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Recognising and preventing neo-racism

8 June 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

The human tragedy in the Mediterranean: immediate action needed

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

Equality and non-discrimination in the access to justice

31 March 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Monitoring the return of irregular migrants and failed asylum seekers by land, sea and air

7 November 2013 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

List of Reports, Opinions, Resolutions and Recommendations of the Committee 2011-1995

23 November 2011 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Asylum seekers and refugees: sharing responsibilities in Europe

6 June 2011 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

The interception and rescue at sea of asylum seekers, refugees and irregular migrants

1 June 2011 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Preventing harm to refugees and migrants in extradition and expulsion cases: Rule 39 indications by the European Court of Human Rights

9 November 2010 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Roma asylum seekers in Europe

6 October 2010 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Gender-related claims for asylum

26 July 2010 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

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