Committee of Ministers Chairmanship – Norway : May 2004 – November 2004 

Norwegian chairmanship summarises six months’ work at the head of the Committee of Ministers

10.11.2004 - The Norwegian chairmanship presented a summary of its activities at the head of the Council of Europe’s executive body, from 13 May to 10 November 2004, recalling that its main priorities were the reinforcement of human rights and legal co-operation, the strengthening of synergy in European co-operation and developing the role of the Council of Europe with regard to conflict prevention. The Norwegian chairmanship also underlined the work carried out with respect to the Summit of Heads of State and Government, which will take place in Warsaw in May 2005. The text of the conclusions added that: Norway’s commitment to the Council of Europe will continue in the months and years ahead.''

Conclusions of the Norwegian Chair
Speech by Kim Traavik