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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
Parliamentary Assembly

Presidential elections in Tunisia

24 November 2014 Strasbourg
Successful first round of presidential elections marks new phase in Tunisia's democratic transition
Secretary General

Violence against women

21 November 2014 Strasbourg
Secretary General Jagland: Europe must do more to investigate cases of violence against women
Council of Europe

Pope Francis in Strasbourg

25 November 2014 Strasbourg
Pope Francis visits and addresses the Council of Europe
Deputy Secretary General

More countries join Council of Europe’s drugs policy group

19 November 2014 Strasbourg
Deputy Secretary General highlighted the Pompidou Group’s expansion both in and outside of Europe
International Advisory Panel on Ukraine

Ukraine protests 2013

27 November 2014 Strasbourg
First anniversary of Maidan 2013 events
Parliamentary Assembly

Parliamentary Assembly meeting in Brussels

18 November 2014 Brussels
Parliamentarians held exchange of views with Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders
Pompidou Group

Study: abuse of prescription drugs

18 November 2014 Strasbourg
High use of prescription drugs by women in 17 countries surveyed
Council of Europe

Children have rights

18 November 2014 Strasbourg
25 years of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
General Secretary

2014 Willy-Brandt speech

17 November 2014 Strasbourg
Thorbjørn Jagland, General Secretary of the Council of Europe, will be giving the 2014 Willy-Brandt speech in Lübeck on Tuesday 18. November.  Under the title “From Willy Brandts ‘Ostpolitik’ to...
Committee of Experts on Terrorism (CODEXTER)

Fight against terrorism

14 November 2014 Strasbourg
Council of Europe to strengthen criminal-law instruments to combat new terrorist threats
Committee of Ministers

Belgian Chairmanship

13 November 2014 Strasbourg
The Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe today passed from Azerbaijan to Belgium, at a meeting at the Organisation's Strasbourg headquarters, attended by...
Committee of Ministers

Executions in Belarus

13 November 2014 Strasbourg
Declaration by the Committee of Ministers on the execution of Mr Aleysander Grunow in Belarus
Secretary General

EU-Council of Europe cooperation

12 November 2014 Strasbourg
Joint Statement by European Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans and Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland
Secretary General

Thorbjørn Jagland in Brussels

12 November 2014 Strasbourg
The Secretary General was in Brussels for meetings with high-level representatives of the European Union and the Belgian authorities. Topics for discussion with the First Vice President of the EU...
European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR)

Social rights decisions in the Netherlands

10 November 2014 Strasbourg
Access to emergency social assistance for homeless people and irregular migrants in the Netherlands is not in line with the country’s commitments under the European Social Charter, according to two...
Council of Europe

World Forum for Democracy

5 November 2014 Strasbourg
French Minister for European Affairs spoke at the closing session of the World Forum for Democracy
World Forum for Democracy

Democracy Innovation Award

5 November 2014 Strasbourg
World Forum for Democracy Award goes to Turkish initiative “Generation Democracy”
Secretary General

Executions in Belarus

04/11/2014 Strasbourg
Secretary General deeply concerned by reports of third execution in Belarus this year