DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL

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.

NEWS

"Bell of Peace": Deputy Secretary General receives President Robol

2015-01-27T04:29:00 Strasbourg,  27 January 2015, The biggest ringing bell in the world to honour the Fallen of all wars and to invoke peace and brotherhood in the Continent: Gabriella Battaini Dragoni received today "Bell of the Fallen" Foundation President Alberto Robol....

Deputy Secretary General meets Irish President Higgins

2015-01-27T03:21:00 Strasbourg,  27 January 2015, Gabriella Battaini Dragoni met today Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland. The exchange of views focused on the recent security threats to European societies and on the actions to fight against terrorism. The...

Council of Europe-European Union relations: Deputy Secretary General meets State Secretary for European Affairs of Italy

2015-01-27T01:12:00 Strasbourg,  14 January 2015, In the framework of Council of Europe-European Union relations, Gabriella Battaini Dragoni met today Sandro Gozi, State Secretary for European Affairs of Italy. The exchange of views focused on the results of the...

1st Global Forum on Enforcement

2014-12-11T08:14:00 Strasbourg,  11 December 2014, “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...

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,...

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...

“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,...

Entry into force of the Istanbul Convention: Deputy Secretary General opens international conference in Rome

2014-09-24T02:52:00 Rome,  19 September 2014, “Violence against women is not limited to shady back alleys in the dark of night. Much more often, it is inflicted at home by someone women know. Someone women trust”, declared Gabriella Battaini Dragoni at the opening of the...

Deputy Secretary General pays a visit to Pope Francis

2014-09-20T07:34:00 Vatican City (Holy See),  20 September 2014, Deputy Secretary General has been received today by Pope Francis (in the photo, Council of Europe’s delegation). Together with Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland, Gabriella Battaini Dragoni also met with...

Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni on first-ever visit to Israel

2014-07-07T01:45:00 Strasbourg,  7 July 2014, During her first official visit to Israel from 6 to 9 July, the Deputy Secretary General opened a seminar on Council of Europe conventions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As part of the joint Council of Europe-EU...