European Exchange

Open letter to the Council of Europe

The European Exchange calls on the members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe not to agree to the planned self-limitation of its own sanction mechanisms. During its summer session in June 2019 PACE will vote on a draft resolution according to which PACE would largely lose the possibility of sanctioning members who violate the principles of the Council of Europe. Such a far-reaching limitation of future PACE sanctions would undermine the credibility of the Council of Europe and permanently damage the reputation and competences of PACE. Find the letter here

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