Follow the human rights news live feed from the Council of Europe. In this edition - The Dalai Lama’s visit to the Council of Europe, in which he expressed his support for the organisation’s values and activities ; The European Conference of Presidents of Parliaments, which discussed migration and the refugee crisis, how to promote democracy and human rights, and to combat hate speech, racism and intolerance.
23 Sep 2016 14:53:00
Committee of Ministers reviews the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human RightsCommittee of Ministers Strasbourg 23 September 2016
On 20 and 21 September, representatives of the 47 member states of the Council of Europe held...
21 Sep 2016 09:30:00
Venice Commission criticizes proposed modifications to Azerbaijani Constitution in upcoming referendumCouncil of Europe Strasbourg 21 September 2016
A preliminary opinion by the Council of Europe's constitutional law experts, (the Venice...
20 Sep 2016 14:47:00Deputy Secretary General Strasbourg 20 September 2016
“The Macolin Convention is the first and only international treaty to clamp down on the serious,...
20 Sep 2016 10:59:00Commissioner for Human Rights Strasbourg 20 September 2016
Commissioner of Human Rights Nils Muižnieks publishes his latest Human rights Comment
Opening of the online registration for the World Forum for Democracy 2016 (Strasbourg, 7-9 November) on the theme "Democracy and equality: does education matter?" (Participation in the Forum is free of charge and open to the public - Deadline for registration: 21 October)