PGA wishes to express its consternation at the decision by an Iraqi Court to sentence to death former Sunni MP Ahmed al-Alwani on 24 November, 2014.
A Round-Table Discussion on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) was commenced with a detailed briefing by Hon. Syed Naveed Qamar, MP Pakistan and Convener, PGA Program for Democracy and Peace, on BGIPU ATT Seminar and Role of MPs Pakistan.
PGA's GEP Program, in collaboration with PGA’s National Group in the Legislative Assembly and the Attorney General’s Office for the Defense of Human Rights of El Salvador, are convening a Seminar on Equality and Non-Discrimination for Latin American M
--> Questions of PGA Member Barbara Lochbihler MEP (Germany) on human rights of migrants and asylum seekers, the International Law implications of the use of armed-drones and the EU role in bringing to justice suspected authors of War Crimes
--> Responses of newly appointed and confirmed EU High Representative and Vice-Pres. of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini (until recently, MP chairing of the PGA Italy National Group)
Inter alia, Ms. Mogherini reaffirms the essential role of the ICC as an effective institution that the EU must support.