PACE and Belarus

Sun, 2006-03-19 18:26
The Assembly is to hold two urgent debates during its Spring session – one on ''Belarus: the aftermath of the Presidential election of 19 March 2006'', on Thursday morning, and the other entitled ''stop trafficking in women before the FIFA World Cup'', to be discussed on Wednesday morning. The parliamentarians took this decision when approving the final order of business on the opening day of the session.
Thu, 2006-03-09 18:13

Strasbourg, 09.03.2006 - René van der Linden, President of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), today condemned actions aimed at creating a climate of intimidation by the Lukashenko regime against opposition candidates ahead of the presidential election in Belarus, following the arrest and trial of Vincuk Viachorka, Chair of the Belarusian Popular National Front Party and an aide of presidential candidate Alexander Milinkevich.

Thu, 2006-02-23 18:12
On 23 February, Mrs Maud de Boer-Buquicchio made an introductory speech on the place of Belarus in democratic Europe at the conference organised in Prague by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.
Thu, 2006-02-23 18:10
Strasbourg, 23.02.2006 – René van der Linden, the President of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), today called for an end to the isolation of the Belarusian people and proposed the opening of a Council of Europe office in Minsk.
Wed, 2006-02-15 18:05
Strasbourg, 15.02.2006 – The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs are organising a conference on Belarus in Prague on Thursday 23 February, in the run-up to the presidential election, which will be taking place in that country on 19 March.
Thu, 2006-01-26 18:03
Strasbourg, 26.01.2006 - In the run-up to the presidential election in Belarus on March 2006, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) today called on the Lukashenko regime to refrain from “obstructing the free and fair running of the electoral campaign”, and take “positive action to ensure that pluralist information can be provided”.

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