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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 2069 - Recognising and preventing neo-racism

26 June 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 2067 - Missing persons during the conflict in Ukraine

25 June 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 2062 - The functioning of democratic institutions in Azerbaijan

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

Missing persons during the conflict in Ukraine

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

Recognising and preventing neo-racism

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

The functioning of democratic institutions in Azerbaijan

5 June 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Resolution 2059 - Criminalisation of irregular migrants: a crime without a victim

22 May 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Criminalisation of irregular migrants: a crime without a victim

7 May 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Resolution 2054 - Equality and non-discrimination in the access to justice

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

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

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