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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 alternatives to immigration detention of children

3 October 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

Les alternatives au placement en rétention d'enfants migrants

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

The protection of minors against excesses of sects

10 April 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Fighting "child sex tourism"

23 April 2013 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Ending discrimination against Roma children

23 April 2013 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Lithuanian authorities retain Russian minors on their territory

15 January 2013 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Parliaments united in combating sexual violence against children: mid-term review of the ONE in FIVE campaign

23 November 2012 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Human rights and family courts

12 November 2012 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Undocumented migrant children in an irregular situation: a real cause for concern

5 November 2012 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Undocumented migrant children in an irregular situation: a real cause for concern

16 September 2011 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Thematic Reports

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