Spring session, Strasbourg - 11 - 15 April 2011

 Friday 15 April 2011

  • Assembly calls for enhanced protection for migrant women in the labour market (more...)
  • Assembly sets out ‘child-friendly’ minimum standards for treating unaccompanied migrant children (more...)
  • Water shortages may "threaten a state’s political and social stability” (more...)


Thursday 14 April 2011

  • The Assembly suggests strengthening the work of the CPT and the mechanisms for preventing torture (more..)
  • US, Japan and Belarus urged to abolish the death penalty (more...)
  • Mayor Zaragoza : More efforts are needed for the universal abolition of death penalty (more...)
  • Assembly calls for measures to improve situation of rural women (more...)
  • Armenia: Monitoring Committee co-rapporteurs call for reform projects to be implemented (more...)
  • Moldova: co-rapporteurs urge agreement over election of the President (more...)
  • Landerneau (France) and Hünfeld (Germany) win the 2011 Europe Prize (more...)
  • Situation in Northern Africa: giving citizens back their dignity (more...)
  • ''Boat people'' from North Africa are the responsibility of all Europe (more...)


Wednesday 13 April 2011

  • Prime Minister Erdogan: Turkey needs Europe, Europe needs Turkey (more...)
  • Child obesity: Europe must respond urgently to a 'public health crisis' (more...)
  • Assembly calls for education against violence at school (more...)
  • There is a victim behind every child abuse image on internet’ says Assembly rapporteur (more...)
  • What can be done to prevent the continuing loss of biodiversity? (more...)
  • Thomas Hammarberg: ''Implementation of human rights standards remains unsatisfactory in Europe'' (more...)
  • Georgia: Assembly welcomes progress but decides to continue the monitoring procedure (more...)
  • Honouring of obligations and commitments by the Russian Federation (more...)
  • Post-monitoring dialogue with Monaco (more...)

Tuesday 12 April 2011

  • Human rights must be at the heart of the fight against poverty (more...)
  • Assembly elects Helen Keller judge of the Court with respect to Switzerland (more...)
  •  Assembly elects Erik Møse judge of the Court with respect to Norway (more...)
  • ''Bosnia and Herzegovina isolates itself from Europe,'' say PACE co-rapporteurs (more...)
  • New Council of Europe treaty will ‘change the lives of millions of women’ (more...)
  • PACE relations with Belarus authorities to stay frozen (more...)
  • Debate on religious dimension of intercultural dialogue: time to create new culture of living together (more...)
  • Terrorist attack in Minsk: the Assembly stands for a minute of silence (more...)
  • Honouring of obligations and commitments by Azerbaijan (more...)
  • ‘Bosnia and Herzegovina isolates itself from Europe,’ say Assembly co-rapporteurs (more...)


Monday 11 April 2011

  • The over-indebtedness of states is a danger to democracy and human rights, according to the PACE (more...)
  • Council of Europe now has greater relevance - fewer activities, more action to follow (more...)
  • Credentials of three national delegations approved after they each appoint at least one woman Representative (more...)
  • Revolutions in Arab world: Council or Europe values universal, says Assembly President (more...)
  • Human Rights Prize awarded to Russian NGO ''Committee against Torture'' (more...)



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