Chair of the Committee of Ministers


Romania chairs the Committee of Ministers
November 2005 - May 2006
French German Italian Russian  
 
The Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Council of Europe member states hold the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers on a rotating basis, each for a six-month term. Alphabetical order in the English language is followed.

The official handing over of office took place on 17 November. Romania will hold the Chairmanship until 19 May 2006.  At the close of the 115th session of the Commmittee of Ministers, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Romania, Mr Mihai Razvan Ungureanu, presented to his colleagues the priorities of the new Romanian chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers for the six months to come with a pledge to carry out the political declaration and action plan of the 2005 Warsaw Summit.

Committing itself to stepping up consultation and co-operation with all Council member countries, and to a pragmatic and transparent programme, Romania proposed a four-point programme on democracy, human rights, social inclusivity and European cooperation for its six month presidency.

Priorities of the Romanian Chairmanship
  Reference websites
Committee of Ministers
COE Website in Romanian
  Infos
Romania and the Council of Europe
Previous chair of the Committee of Ministers
  Biographies
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania
Permanent representative of Romania to the Council of Europe
  Useful links
Government
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania
Permanent representative of Romania to the Council of Europe
List of the Romanian delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly