The final report of the seminar on â€śParliamentary Integrity: Promoting Transparency and Accountability Measures for Members of Parliamentâ€ť, organised by the PACE and hosted by the Italian Parliament has been published.
To mark Human Rights Day 2017, Olena Sotnyk, Chairperson of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, has called for Council of Europe member States to renew their commitment to the organisationâ€™s basic standards.
The vast majority of single-parent families in Europe are headed by the mother, and the consequences of possible non-compliance of child maintenance payments impacts women disproportionately, the Equality Committee said.
Stella Kyriakides has recognised the great efforts Greece continues to make to cope with the massive influx of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers, and called for greater solidarity among European States.
The introduction of a citizenship income could help overcome poverty and guarantee decent living conditions for everyone, said the Social Affairs Committee, which has encouraged debate on this issue in each country.
Children traumatised by armed conflict need specialised support to re-build trust and create â€śnew positive life experiencesâ€ť, the Social Affairs Committee has said, approving a draft resolution today, based on a report by Sevinj Fataliyeva.
The 2018 Council of Europe Museum Prize has been awarded to the War Childhood Museum, Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina). The museum was selected by the PACE Culture Committee at a meeting in Budapest today.
The crisis of confidence in major sports governing bodies "seems nowhere near the endâ€ť, according to the Committee on Culture, meeting in Budapest today. The committee called for those responsible to be â€śbrought to justiceâ€ť.
The Charter for Regional and Minority Languages plays a unique role in protecting and supporting these languages. The committee therefore regrets to note that, to date, only 25 of the 47 member states have ratified the Charter.