Adopted flagship report by UEL Member Momodou Malcolm Jallow on ‘Combating Afrophobia, or anti-Black racism, in Europe’ marks history

During the presentation as rapporteur on the report on Combating Afrophobia, or anti-Black racism, in Europe, Mr. Momodou Malcolm Jallow (Sweden), who is also the General Rapporteur on combating racism and intolerance, stressed that: “Afrophobia refers to anti-Black racism and… Continue Reading

UEL Vice-chair Hunko receives an overwhelming majority for his report on overcoming the socio-economic crisis sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic

The report on overcoming the socio-economic crisis sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic by Vice-Chair Andrej Hunko (Germany) has been adopted by an overwhelming majority by the Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. The Assembly’s Members shared… Continue Reading

UEL Member Paul Gavan, rapporteur on the humanitarian consequences of the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict welcomes the progress made on both sides

Paul Gavan (Sinn Féin, Ireland) rapporteur on the humanitarian consequences of the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan welcomed the news of the release of 15 Armenian captives and the handing over to Azerbaijan of a map showing almost 100,000 landmines… Continue Reading

UEL Chair Kox: “The verdict of the Court is clear, Mr Navalny only has to be released”

Today, the chairperson of the UEL group Mr Tiny Kox spoke on behalf of the Group in support of a resolution that has been presented by chairperson of the ALDE group, Mr Jacques MAIRE during the debate under urgent procedure: The arrest… Continue Reading

UEL Vice-chair Katrougalos receives unanimous support for report on “Fighting fiscal injustice: the work of the OECD on taxation of digital economy”

Today, PACE adopted unanimously a resolution, based on the report by Georgios Katrougkalos (Greece, UEL), where it supported the rapporteur who stated that “taxation is an essential tool for governments to raise the funds necessary for the proper functioning of public… Continue Reading

UEL Chair Kox sets out Assembly’s vision on the Council of Europe’s strategic priorities

By adopting a resolution and recommendation based on the report prepared by UEL Chair Tiny Kox (Netherlands, UEL), the PACE parliamentarians underlined today that “the Council of Europe’s overall priority should be to remain the pillar of democratic security and genuine multilateralism in… Continue Reading