Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni re-elected Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Parliamentary Assembly Session 23 June 2015 Strasbourg

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe today re-elected Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni (Italy) as Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe. It is her second mandate in this post. For the past two and a half years, Mrs Battaini-Dragoni has served as the Council of Europe’s Deputy...

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Deputy Secretary met the Minister of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs of Bangladesh

Deputy Secretary General 19 June 2015 Strasbourg

Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini Dragoni met Anisul Huq, Minister of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh on the occasion of the International Conference Octopus 2015 held in Strasbourg from 17 to 19 June.

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2015 Octopus conference: Strengthening the rule of law in cyberspace

Deputy Secretary General 19 June 2015 Strasbourg

During her closing address for the 2015 Octopus Conference on cybercrime, Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni underlined that urgent action is needed in five areas to ensure the rule of law in cyberspace: More efficient international cooperation, enhanced capacity building,...

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Religious dimension of Intercultural Dialogue: high-level Seminar at the Council of Europe

Deputy Secretary General 08 June 2015 Strasbourg

Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini Dragoni moderated the seminar “Building inclusive societies together: Contributions to Sarajevo’s Exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue”, organised by the Permanent Mission of the Holy See to the Council of Europe, under the...

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Deputy Secretary General opens first meeting of the Committee of the Parties to the Istanbul Convention

Deputy Secretary General 4 May 2015 Strasbourg

“In just three years the Istanbul Convention has been signed by 19 states and ratified by 18 – that is extraordinary, by any standards,” highlighted the Deputy Secretary General at the first meeting of the Committee of the Parties to the Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence...

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Deputy Secretary General met with Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

Deputy Secretary General 29 April 2015 Strasbourg

In her meeting with Michael Georg Link, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights on 28 April, the Deputy Secretary General emphasised the importance of the good partnership between ODIHR and the Council of Europe. Their meeting followed an exchange of letters...

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Deputy Secretary General met with Minister for Social Dialogue of Romania

Deputy Secretary General 21 April 2015 Strasbourg

On 20 April, Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni met with Minister for Social Dialogue of Romania Liviu Marian Pop, who was in Strasbourg to exchange with the Standing Committee of the INGO Conference on the setting up in Romania of a consultative body attached to the Prime...

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Fight against corruption: Deputy Secretary General receives Raffaele Cantone

Deputy Secretary General 20 April 2015 Strasbourg

Gabriella Battaini Dragoni received today Raffaele Cantone, President of the Italian Anti-corruption National Authority. The exchange of views focused on Council of Europe normative action and standard setting operation in the field. Deputy Secretary General underlined the important role played...

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The Deputy Secretary met the Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

Deputy Secretary General 17 April 2015 Strasbourg

On 17 April, Deputy Secretary General Battaini-Dragoni met Mrs Oksana Syroid, Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for an exchange of views on the process of the on-going reforms taking place in Ukraine and the important role of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in this process. See...

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Deputy Secretary General met with EU Senior Official

Deputy Secretary General 17 April 2015 Strasbourg

On 17 April, Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni met with EU Senior Official for cooperation with the Council of Europe, Stephan Auer, Director of Multilateral Relations and Global Issues at the European External Action Service. They exchanged on the importance of maintaining a...

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