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Council of Europe

Eastern Partnership

18 December 2014 Strasbourg
Council of Europe and European Commission boost cooperation in Eastern Europe
Commissioner for Human Rights

Human rights report on Hungary

16 December 2014 Strasbourg
Progress needed on media freedom, anti-discrimination measures and migrants’ rights, says Commissioner for Human Rights
Commissioner for Human Rights

Concern at arrest of journalists in Turkey

15 December 2014 Strasbourg
Commissioner for Human Rights makes statement following yesterday's arrests of journalists and media workers
Venice Commission

Ukrainian authorities agree to improve Lustration law

15 December 2014 Strasbourg
Just published, an “interim opinion” by the Council of Europe’s constitutional law experts, the Venice Commission, on Ukraine’s law on government cleansing (Lustration Law), welcomes the readiness...
Commissioner for Human Rights

Roma inclusion is mission possible

10 December 2014 Strasbourg
International Human Rights Day
Committee of Ministers

Fight against death penalty

10 December 2014 Strasbourg
Committee of Ministers declaration on executions in the US
Secretary General

CIA's “extraordinary” renditions

Strasbourg 10 December 2014
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland welcomes transparency of US Senate CIA report
Council of Europe

Safeguarding childrens' rights

9 December 2014 Strasbourg
European conference on the best interests of the child
Belgian Chairmanship

Democratisation process in Ukraine

9 December 2014 Kiev
Didier Reynders reaffirms the support of the Council of Europe to the Ukrainian government reforms
Parliamentary Assembly

2015 Museum Prize

8 December 2014 Strasbourg
Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations in Marseille wins 2015 Council of Europe Museum Prize
Commissioner for Human Rights

Conflict in eastern Ukraine

8 December 2014 Strasbourg
Commissioner for Human Rights: devastating effects of conflict in eastern Ukraine
Parliamentary Assembly

Concern at detention of Azerbaijani journalist

08 December 2014 Strasbourg
“Khadija Ismayilova is one the long-standing partners of the Council of Europe. I met her in my office in Strasbourg during the Assembly’s last part session and I was shocked by the information she...
Committee of Ministers

Supervision of execution of Court's judgments

5 December 2014 Strasbourg
Committee of Ministers: decisions on the execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments
Secretary General

OSCE ministerial conference

4 December 2014 Strasbourg
Secretary General addresses OSCE ministers in Basel
Parliamentary Assembly

Protecting journalists under threat

04 December 2014 Strasbourg
New online ‘rapid reaction’ platform for journalists under threat
Council of Europe

ICRC president visits Council of Europe

03 December 2014 Strasbourg
The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, visited the Council of Europe on Tuesday 2 December. Following a meeting at the European Court of Human Rights,...
Parliamentary Assembly

Elections in Moldova

1 December 2014 Chișinău
Elections were well administered, in a campaign influenced by geopolitical aspirations, say international observers
Secretary General

Secretary General meets Prime Minister of Luxembourg

1 December 2014 Strasbourg
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland met today Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The exchange of views focused on the crisis in Ukraine, on the Secretary General’s...
Secretary General

Thorbjørn Jagland in Moscow

28 November 2014 Strasbourg
Council of Europe Secretary General Jagland in Moscow for talks with Foreign Minister Lavrov and meetings with civil society representatives
Council of Europe

Ending violence against women

24 November 2014 Strasbourg
Statement by Belgian Foreign Minister and Committee of Ministers Chairman Didier Reynders and Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland