Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

From the 11th to the 15th of April 2011, the second part of the Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe(PACE) will be organised in Srasbourg.
The members of the Parliament that form the PACE come from the national Parliaments of the 47 state members of the Organisation. They join together four times a year in order to discuss current issues and to demand the European governments to take initiatives.These memebers of Parliament speak for the 800 million Europeans that elected them. They discuss the topics of their own choice, and the governments of the European countries represented in the Council of Europe by the Committee of Ministers are required to answer them. They represent the democratic awareness of the European Union.

For more information about the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

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    • 24 october 2017

      United Nations Day

    • The UN Day commemorates the anniversary of the United Nations Charter, which started being applicable in October 24 1945. The ratification of this document by most of the signatory members, included those of the UN Security Council, constitutes the "birth certificate" of the United Nations.

    • 28 october 2017

      Czech Republic National Day

    • On their National Day, Czechs commemorate the independence of the Czechoslovak Republic vis-à-vis the Empire of Austria-Hungary obtained in 1918. Czechs and Slovaks created together Czechoslovakia, becoming independent on 28 October 1918. Then, during World War II, the country was under German domnation. In 1948, a Communist putsch led the country into isolation for 40 years before returning to democracy in 1989, during the "velvet revolution."
      On 1 January 1993, the Czech Republic split from Slovakia to create two independent states: the Czech Republic and Slovakia.