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World Forum for Democracy

The 2013 Forum will highlight new measures to boost citizen participation in democratic life. It is organised in partnership with the City of Strasbourg, the French government and the Region of Alsace and will be held at the Council of Europe from 27 to 29 November. (more…)

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Autumn Session: 30 September - 4 October

Addresses by Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić and the Speaker of the Russian State Duma Sergey Naryshkin will be among highlights of PACE's autumn plenary session. Also on the agenda are debates on national security and access to information, on the functioning of democratic institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and on children's right to physical integrity. There has been a request for an urgent debate on the situation in Syria. (more...)