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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 functioning of democratic institutions in Moldova

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

Observation of the Parliamentary elections in Montenegro (29 March 2009)

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

Observation of the parliamentary elections in Moldova (5 April 2009)

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

Observation of the presidential election in "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" (22 March and 5 April 2009)

27 April 2009 | 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

The humanitarian consequences of the war between Georgia and Russia: follow-up given to Resolution 1648 (2009)

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

The implementation by Armenia of Assembly Resolutions 1609 (2008) and 1620 (2008)

22 December 2008 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Observation of the presidential election in the Republic of Azerbaijan (15 October 2008)

27 November 2008 | 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

Honouring of obligations and commitments by Serbia

15 September 2008 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

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