Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni

Deputy Secretary General

Mrs Battaini-Dragoni was elected Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe by the Parliamentary Assembly on 26 June 2012.


1st Global Forum on Enforcement

2014-12-11T08:14:00 “The Deputy Secretary General, Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, at the opening of the 1 st Global Forum on Enforcement: the Efficiency of Civil Enforcement Proceedings in Europe, organised by the International Union of Judicial Officers (UIHJ) in co-operation with the CEPEJ. "You can have the best court decision, rendered within a reasonable time by independent, impartial judges but if this decision is not enforced, the guarantees of a fair trial set out in...


100th Plenary Session of the Venice Commission: Deputy Secretary General received by Italian President of the Republic

2014-10-13T03:37:00 Rome,  10 October 2014, On the occasion of the 100th Plenary Session of the European Commission for Democracy through Law, better known as Venice Commission, Gabriella Battaini Dragoni has been received today by the President of the Republic of Italy, Giorgio Napolitano (in the photo together with Gianni Buquicchio, President of the Venice...

Match-fixing: Deputy Secretary General receives France’s State Secretary of Sport

2014-10-03T08:30:00 Strasbourg,  3 October 2014, During a visit to Strasbourg on 2 October, Thierry Braillard, France’s State Secretary of Sport, signed the Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions . “France has always been at the forefront of the fight against the manipulation of sports competitions and hopes that this convention...

“Social Summit” in Turin: Deputy Secretary General launches Social Charter event

2014-09-29T07:35:00 Turin,  22 September 2014, “The social and economic rights guaranteed by the European Social Charter are fundamental rights which parallel and complement the civil and political rights enshrined in the European Convention on Human Rights.  Now, that socio-economic rights are less well-protected in Europe, the Charter represents a vital...