2013 in brief


You can access the calendar of the Council of Europe events scheduled in 2013 by clicking on monthly overviews.

MAY MAY

2-4 May, Dublin
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland: official visit to Ireland.

3 May
World Press Freedom Day

6 May, Bern and Fribourg
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland: official visit to Ireland

6 May, Yerevan
Press Conference by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, following observation of the elections for the Agavani (Assembly) of the City of Yerevan (5 May) at noon at the Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan (1 Amiryan Street).

6 May, Strasbourg
Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) publishes its first report on Poland.

7 May, Strasbourg
Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) publishes its first report on Norway.

10-13 May, Bulgaria
PACE delegation headed by Andreas Gross observes the early parliamentary elections.

11-12 May, Strasbourg
34th edition of the Strasbourg-Europe Road Races

13-15 May, Ankara, Istanbul
PACE President Jean-Claude Mignon: official visit to Turkey

14-15 May, Strasbourg
Conference on the use of special investigation techniques in relation to serious crimes including acts of terrorism. The event is organised in cooperation with the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee, the OSCE and the League of Arab States.
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15 May, Strasbourg
European Court of Human Rights: Grand Chamber hearing in the case Vučković and Others v. Serbia.
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15 May, Strasbourg
"Strasbourg Dialogues"- debate on civic involvement - with the participation of Martin Hirsch

16 May, Strasbourg
Committee of Ministers chairmanship transferred from Andorra to Armenia

18 May, Cannes
"Film and Internet – Best Friends with Benefits?": workshop by the European Audiovisual Observatory, in the framework of the Cannes festival.

21 May, Lisbon
Monika Hauser, director of the women's aid association medica mondiale, and Asma Jahangir, advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, President of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan and human rights activist, receive the North-South Prize of the Council of Europe.

22-25 May, Azerbaijan
Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieksvisits the country.

31 May, Yerevan
PACE Standing Committee

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