The Council of Europe Programme Office in the Russian Federation officially started its activities on 29 October 2013. Its status is based on the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation of 14 June 2011 and it has for objective implementing programmes of cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Council of Europe.
- Turkey: Protecting democracy and human rights. Statement by the Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland
- Secretary General receives notification from Turkey of its intention to temporarily suspend part of the European Convention on Human Rights
- Death of Pavel Sheremet. Statement by Marina Kaljurand, Chair of the Committee of Ministers and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Estonia