Secretary General Visit

Paris, 14 Septembre 2004

INFORMATION
France and the Council of Europe

Terry Davis:''The Council of Europe Summit, an ideal opportunity for all member states to endorse agreed mandate and core standards''
Speech [Oslo, 6 Sept. 2004]

Special File on the 3rd Summit
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Michel Barnier
Claudie Haigneré
Terry Davis
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French Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Terry Davis meets Michel Barnier,
French Minister of Foreign Affairs -
Left: Gilles Chouraqui,
Permanent Representative of France
to the Council of Europe
The new Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Terry Davis, carried out his first official visit since he took up his duties, in Paris on Tuesday 14 September 2004.

Talks focused on reinforcing co-operation between the Council of Europe and its host nation France, as well as the political role of the Organisation in 21st century European institutional architecture, in the light of the forthcoming Third Summit of Council of Europe Heads of State and Government (16-17 May 2005, Warsaw).

Mr Davis met French Foreign Affairs Minister Michel Barnier, European Affairs Minister Claudie Haigneré and the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Pierre Lafon.
FOCUS
Terry Davis met French Foreign Affairs Minister Michel Barnier. Their discussions focused on the fight against terrorism and the situation in Russia following the Beslan tragedy, and on reinforcing co-operation between the Council of Europe and its host nation France. (more)

During his visit, Terry Davis, met French and foreign journalists in Council of Europe Paris office. (more)
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