The Chairperson of PACEs sub committee on the Middle East and the Arab World, Mr Yiorgos Loukaides (UEL, AKEL, Cyprus), welcomes the statement of PACE President Rik Daems on the possible illegal annexation by Israel of occupied Palestinian Territories

Mr Loukaides: ‘In its last meeting members of the sub committee asked for a clear reaction from the Assembly to the announcement of the Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on possible annexation, from 1 July 2020. Any unilateral act by Israel… Continue Reading

Chair Kox in the current affairs debate on “Response of Council of Europe member States to the COVID-19 pandemic with respect to human rights, democracy and the rule of law”

On 30 April the Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe held a current affairs debate on the “response of the Council of Europe member States to the COVID-19 pandemic with respect to human rights, democracy… Continue Reading

Statement of the UEL Group in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on the COVID-19 pandemic

The Group of the Unified European Left in de Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe urges member States and Parliaments to combat the COVID-19 pandemic while upholding Council of Europe standards and values. In reaction to the recent COVID-19… Continue Reading

UEL Chair: “If our governments take the Council of Europe and its conventions serious, they should put their money where their mouths are”

In the broadcast of the Alex Salmond Show from the 4th of January 2017 Mr. Tiny Kox, chairman of the UEL-group, was interviewed about the future of the Council of Europe.   During the autumn session of PACE, when the… Continue Reading