|The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is the parliamentary arm of the Council of Europe, a 46-nation international organisation dedicated to upholding human rights, democracy and the rule of law. The Assembly is made up of 306 members drawn from the national parliaments of the Council of Europe's member states. The Parliamentary Assembly meets four times a year in Strasbourg, France. The session lasts four to five days. PACE will meet at Strasbourg on Monday, 10 October 2022 until Friday, 14 October 2022.|
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to address PACE’s Autumn plenary session.
Strasbourg. Oct. 8: Ref. DC 203(2022).– Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is due to address the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) by videoconference (Thursday 13 October at 10 a.m.) date and time to be confirmed) during its Autumn plenary session.
There will also be addresses by the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, and the President of the Swiss Confederation, Ignazio Cassis, as well as the Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama.
The 2022 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, which honours outstanding human rights defenders, will be awarded in a special ceremony, with the overall winner to be selected from among three shortlisted candidates (Vladimir Kara-Murza, Ukraine 5 AM Coalition and Rainbow Coalition).Read more ...