2014 in brief

You can access the calendar of the Council of Europe events scheduled in 2014 by clicking on monthly overviews.

April April

31 March-1 April, Klagenfurt (Austria)
"Key Investment in Our Youth”, a conference organised under the Austrian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers.

31 March-4 April, Romania
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks visits the country.

2-4 April, Amman, Jordan
Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini Dragoni: working visit to Jordan

3 April, Strasbourg
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland meets Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan

3 April, Strasbourg
Closing day of “Le Mois de l’Autre”

3 April, Strasbourg
Press conference on the 35th edition of Strasbourg-Road Races

3-4 April, Vienna
Conference "Old-age pensions for women - entitlement and poverty avoidance"

5 April, Venice
Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini Dragoni attends a Training Academy on democratic governance for young professionals from the Southern Mediterranean region

6–8 April, Budapest
Meeting to analyse and develop strategies, activities and proposals for all those involved in the No Hate Speech Movement campaign to address topics of antigypsyism

7-11 April, Strasbourg
PACE spring session discusses situation in Ukraine, reconsiders Russian credentials

8 April, Strasbourg
Public debate on falsified medical products during the “Strasbourg Dialogues”. More information

8 April, Strasbourg
Exhibition “Romani Language: an asset for education and diversity”, on the occasion of International Roma Day

9 April, Strasbourg
Deputy Secretary General Gabriela Battaini-Dragoni takes part in a meeting of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination, Parliamentary Network Women Free from Violence “Ferite a morte, Wounded to death, Blessées à mort, Heridas a muerte”

9-10 April, Vienna
Conference “Shared histories for a Europe without dividing lines"

9-10 April, Austria
Johan van den Hout, Thematic Spokesperson on Children of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities,, presents the Council of Europe ONE in FIVE Campaign

10 April, Strasbourg
Conference-debate on the accession of the EU to the European Convention on Human Rights

10-11 April, Vienna
Human Rights and Disabilities conference

10-11 April, Laxenburg, Austria
Conference on preventing corruption of parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors

10-11 April, Strasbourg
René Cassin advocacy competition 2014

11-14 April, “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”
A PACE delegation observes the presidential elections on 13 April.

11-13 April, Wurzburg, Germany
Thematic Encounter on Media Diversity Inclusiveness and Journalism Practice. More information

16 April, Strasbourg
Publication of the evaluation report on the application in Slovenia of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

24-25 April, Strasbourg
Conference “The professional image and ethos of teachers”, supported by the Council of Europe’s Pestalozzi teacher training programme and co-organised with the Conference of International Non-Governmental Organisations.

25-28 April, Skopje
PACE observes the 2nd round of elections in “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

27 April, Strasbourg
Commemoration of the Tutsi genocide through a conference on “Passing on the Remembrance of the Holocaust and prevention of crimes against humanity”

28-30 April, Split, Croatia
MEDIANE Programme – “Media in Europe for Diversity Inclusiveness”. More information

29 April, Tallinn
“Freedom Online Coalition” Conference

29-30 April, Kyiv
Pre-electoral visit to Kyiv by PACE delegation

28-29 April, Tunis
Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni visits Tunisia to reinforce political dialogue in the framework of Council of Europe Neighbourhood Policy

29 April, Brussels
Publication of the 2012 SPACE report on European prison populations


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