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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 2072 (2015): After Dublin – the urgent need for a real European asylum system

29 September 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 2028 - The humanitarian situation of Ukrainian refugees and displaced persons

27 January 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The humanitarian situation of Ukrainian refugees and displaced persons

28 November 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Parliamentary contribution to resolving the Western Sahara conflict

6 June 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Country Reports

Urgent need to deal with new failures to co-operate with the European Court of Human Rights

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

Accountability of international organisations for human rights violations

31 January 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Draft Protocol No. 16 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

28 June 2013 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Post-monitoring dialogue with "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

27 June 2013 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Draft Protocol No. 15 amending the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

20 June 2013 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Frontex: human rights responsibilities

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

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