Spring Session 2015
The following pre-recorded videos will be available online around two hours after their delivery.
Monday 20 April 2015
Anne Brasseur, Parliamentary Assembly President
Joint hearing "Corrupt elites as a threat to democracy"
Mikhail Kasyanov, co-chairman of the party RPR-Parna
Tuesday 21 April 2015
His Majesty the King of the Belgians
Debate "Mass surveillance"
Questions to Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe
Joint debate "Budget priorities of the Council of Europe for the biennium 2016-2017 & Expenditure of the Parliamentary Assembly for the biennium 2016-2017"
Debate "Humanitarian consequences of the actions of the terrorist group known as "Islamic State""
Wednesday 22 April 2015
Debate "The political and security situation in Ukraine and its implications"
Didier Reynders, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Belgium, Chairperson of the Committee of Ministers
Helena Dalli, Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Liberties of Malta
Debate "Discrimination against transgender people in Europe"
Debate "Social services in Europe: legislation and practice of the removal of children from their families in Council of Europe member States"
Thursday 23 April 2015
Debate under urgent procedure "Draft Additional Protocol to the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism"
Debate under urgent procedure "The human tragedy in the Mediterranean: immediate action needed"
Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Debate "Drones and targeted killings: the need to uphold human rights and international law"
Michael Connarty (United Kingdom, SOC), rapporteur
Debate "Equality and non-discrimination in the access to justice"
Debate "The effectiveness of the European Convention on Human Rights: the Brighton Declaration and beyond "