On which day of the year is the Council of Europe's anniversary celebrated?
  1. 1st May
  2. 8 March
  3. 5 May
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Where are the headquarters of the Council of Europe?
  1. In Brussels (Belgium)
  2. In Strasbourg (France)
  3. In Geneva (Switzerland)
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The Council of Europe is a separate organisation from the 28-member European Union. But no country has ever joined the Union without first having been a member of the Council of Europe. How many member states does the Council of Europe have?
  1. 39
  2. 42
  3. 47
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Of the countries below, which is not a member of the Council of Europe?
  1. Switzerland
  2. Ukraine
  3. Belarus
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Which leading politician, speaking at the Council of Europe, called for the building of the ''European common home''?
  1. Winston Churchill in 1949
  2. Mikhail Gorbachev in 1989
  3. Vaclav Havel in 1995
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Which year saw the signing of the European Convention on Human Rights, the first international legal instrument guaranteeing the protection of human rights?
  1. 1950
  2. 1951
  3. 1957
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How many indigenous languages are there estimated to be in Europe?
  1. Under 100
  2. Between 100 and 200
  3. Over 200
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As the largest European political organisation, how many European citizens does the Council of Europe represent?
  1. 500 million
  2. 820 million
  3. 1046 million
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The Council of Europe has produced a number of legal instruments known as treaties (conventions, charters, agreements). How many treaties has the Council of Europe drawn up to date?
  1. 100
  2. 200
  3. 300
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Workers' and employers' organisations can appeal to the European Committee of Social Rights if rights enshrined in the European Social Charter are not respected by member countries which have accepted the complaints procedure.

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As the largest European political organisation, how many European citizens does the Council of Europe represent?
  1. 500 million
  2. 820 million
  3. 1046 million
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