Ministerial sports conference in Budapest: a unified approach to integrity in sport

Deputy Secretary General 29 November 2016 Budapest

Speaking at the opening of the conference, the Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, stressed the need for a unified approach to integrity in sport to address challenges: “there will be no progress on match-fixing unless governments agree to, and...

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2016 Exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue

Council of Europe 9 November 2016 Strasbourg

The role of education in the prevention of radicalisation

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Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni meets Deputy Secretary General of the OECD

Deputy Secretary General 11 October 2016 Strasbourg

Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni met today the Deputy Secretary General of the OECD, Mari Kiviniemi. The meeting focused on the continuing good cooperation between the two organisations and the need for coordination, for example in the area of fighting corruption. Other topics...

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Ukraine’s reforms the focus of high-level Council of Europe meeting

Council of Europe 4 October 2016 Strasbourg

As a continuation of the Day of Ukrainian Reforms, Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko met today in Strasbourg with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe to discuss the co-operation between the organization and Ukraine, and to sign on behalf of Ukraine the European Agreement on the...

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Deputy Secretary General receives UN Special Rapporteur of Internally Displaced Persons

Deputy Secretary General 30 September 2016 Strasbourg

Gabriella Battaini Dragoni exchanged views with Chaloka Beyani, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons. The conversation focused on challenges, rights and solutions for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Council of Europe member states.

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New Permanent Representative of Italy

Deputy Secretary General 26 September 20106

Ambassador Marco Marsilli took up his duties as Permanent Representative of Italy to the Council of Europe. He met Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni. See also: Italy and the Council of Europe

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Conference on the Fight against the Manipulation of Sports Competitions

Deputy Secretary General 20 September 2016 Strasbourg

“The Macolin Convention is the first and only international treaty to clamp down on the serious, transnational, organised crime that is match-fixing. A crime which not only threatens the rule of law, but which is especially corrosive for trust in sport because it cuts against our most basic...

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Russian Justice Minister meets Deputy Secretary General, signs Protocol 15 to the European Human Rights Convention

Deputy Secretary General 19 September 2016 Strasbourg

Russian Justice Minister Alexander Konovalov met the Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, and signed the Protocol No. 15 amending the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms at the Council of Europe headquarters in...

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Deputy Secretary General meets President Boldrini

Deputy Secretary General 15 September 2016 Strasbourg

Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni exchanged views today with Laura Boldrini, President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies. President Boldrini is in Strasbourg in the framework of European Conference of Presidents of Parliament.

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"PER…CORRI LA PACE" in Strasbourg

Deputy Secretary General 13 September 2016 Strasbourg

Brescia-Strasbourg: 665 kilometres cycling for peace: a group of 44 ACLI’s cyclists from Brescia (Italy) has paid a visit to the Council of Europe. Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni has received them together with Italian Permanent Representative Manuel Jacoangeli. Photo gallery

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