In today’s edition, Council of Europe member states expand cooperation in the fight against terrorism; the Human rights commissioner is concerned about bans on begging in Norway; the Council of Europe at the Cannes Film Festival
Committee of Ministers Brussels 19 May 2015
Foreign ministers from across Europe have adopted the first set of legally-binding international...
Commissioner for Human Rights Strasbourg 18 May 2015
Norway: people with disabilities and Roma need more attention
Congress of Local and Regional Authorities Kyiv 21 May 2015
Signing of a roadmap for implementation of the Congress recommendations
26 May 2015
Portugal signed the Additional Protocol to the European Charter of Local Self-Government on the right to participate in the affairs of a local authority (CETS No. 207).
Norway signed and ratified the Additional Protocol to the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine concerning Genetic Testing for Health Purposes (CETS No. 203), and ratified:
- the Additional Protocol to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine, on the Prohibition of Cloning Human Beings (ETS No. 168) and,
- the Additional Protocol to the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine, concerning Biomedical Research (ETS No. 195).