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El Consell d’Europa ha acollit un gran nombre de personalitats de diferents nacionalitats i confessions. Aquests homes i aquestes dones que han estat o són portadors de projectes polítics, socials o culturals, il•lustren la dinàmica i els valors que, des dels anys 50, presideixen els treballs del Consell d’Europa

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Anna Lindh [1957 - 2003]

Ministra d’Afers Exteriors de Suècia

11 de maig de 2001

quoteEl fet de ser membre del Consell d’Europa comporta importants responsabilitatsquote

El seu discurs : [Versió original]

...The Council of Europe of 43 is, indeed, different from the Council of Europe of 25, ten years ago. The challenges are different and greater. So are our responsibilities to meet them. The efforts of the Secretary-General towards reform and setting priorities have the full support of the EU. The main task of the Council of Europe is now to uphold, develop and ensure implementation of our common standards and principles.

Membership of the Council of Europe entails great responsibilities. Responsibilities towards the citizens of the state concerned and towards other member States and Council institutions. We all carry the responsibility of safeguarding our common values.

The European Court of Human Rights plays a central role in making the provisions of the Convention for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms a reality for the people of Europe. The effective functioning of the Court must be guaranteed despite and because of a foreseeable increasing number of cases presented to the Court. In this spirit, the Member States are ready to consider all means, including a possible reform of the procedure before the Court, in order to ensure the efficiency of the mechanisms of the Convention...