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Parliamentary Assembly winter session

26-30 January, Strasbourg

An urgent debate following the Paris terrorist attacks, and debates on the protection of media freedom in Europe and on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine, are among highlights of the winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly. Irish President Michael D. Higgins will also address the Assembly. (more...)

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The Václav Havel Human Rights Prize

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23 January 2015

Austria ratified:
. the European Convention on the Protection of the Archaeological Heritage (Revised) (ETS No. 143), and
. the Council of Europe Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (CETS No. 199)

22 January 2015

Serbia signed and ratified the European Convention for the Protection of the Audiovisual Heritage (ETS No. 183).

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