Parliamentary Assembly session : 23 – 27 September 2002 

Declaration of European Parliament and Parliamentary Assembly Presidents

[24 SEP 2002] At the close of the first joint meeting between the Parliamentary Assembly and the European Parliament, held on 24 September in Strasbourg, the Presidents of the two assemblies reiterated, in a joint declaration, their unequivocal commitment to democracy, justice and human rights.

They also expressed their full support for striving to achieve, whenever possible, a common European approach to global issues directly concerning all Europe's citizens and affecting values and principles shared by Europe as a whole.