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 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

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