02 février 2020

Brexit : retrait effectif du Royaume-Uni de l'UE le 31 janvier 2020

Accueil - Vie PubliqueLe Royaume-Uni quitte l'Union européenne le 31 janvier 2020 à 23 heures GMT, 47 ans après son adhésion. Pendant une période de transition jusqu'à la fin de 2020, le pays reste au sein de l’union douanière et du marché unique européens, le temps de négocier les termes d'un accord de libre-échange avec l’Union. Plus...

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Municipales, eurodéputés : l'impact du Brexit

Accueil - Vie PubliqueL'entrée en application du Brexit, effective le 31 janvier 2020, va rebattre les cartes de la composition du Parlement européen et a une incidence concrète sur les Britanniques résidant en France qui souhaitaient participer aux élections municipales. Explications. Plus...

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Azerbaijan has a political prisoners 'problem', says PACE, urging review of reported cases and wider reform

“There can no longer be any doubt that Azerbaijan has a problem of political prisoners, and that this problem is due to structural and systemic causes,” PACE has declared, urging the authorities to ensure alleged cases are reviewed by an impartial body, and to undertake “fundamental reforms” to fulfil its obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights. More...

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For a complementary joint procedure CM-PACE in response to a serious violation by a member State of its statutory obligations

The Parliamentary Assembly welcomed the intensification of dialogue and contacts with the Committee of Ministers with a view to setting up a complementary joint procedure between the two statutory organs of the Council of Europe in response to a serious violation by a member State of its statutory obligations. More...

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Parliamentary Assembly opens monitoring of Poland over rule of law

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has voted to open a monitoring procedure for Poland over the functioning of its democratic institutions and the rule of law, declaring in a resolution that recent reforms “severely damage the independence of the judiciary and the rule of law”. More...

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Iceland: Good detention conditions, but lack of systematic health checks for newly-arrived inmates

In a report published today, the Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT), found that no ill-treatment was reported in the prisons, police or psychiatric establishments visited, and that the material conditions were good or even very good. But the Committee is concerned that little or no action has been taken on a significant number of long-standing recommendations made by the CPT, some of them dating back to the very first visit to Iceland 26 years ago. More...

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Combating human trafficking and disappearances of refugee children

The Council of Europe should “do more to combat human trafficking and to ensure that its legal standards are adequate and implemented by all member States”, the Parliamentary Assembly declared today during a joint debate. More...

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Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić expresses condolences to Turkey after deadly earthquake

I am deeply saddened by the news of so many people killed and injured in the severe earthquake in Eastern Turkey last night. More...

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Belgium must strengthen rules on integrity of government members and outside activities by police officers

The Council of Europe’s Group of States against corruption (GRECO) today published its 5th round evaluation report on Belgium. This cycle focuses on preventing corruption and promoting integrity in central governments (top executive functions) and law enforcement authorities. More...

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The right to affordable housing: Europe’s neglected duty

Housing is in short supply in Europe today, in spite of increasing demand. In many countries, the overall level of housing construction is lower now than in previous decades, contributing to structural shortages which are especially acute in large cities. This scarcity of housing is pushing up rents as well as prices, which in most European countries surpass the increase in wages. More...

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