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Parliamentary Assembly winter session

Address by Committee of Ministers Chairman

26 january 2015 Strasbourg
Didier Reynders: “Proper tools to defend our societies against radicalism and terrorism”
Council of Europe

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

26 January 2015 Strasbourg
A ceremony marking International Day in memory of the victims of the Holocaust took place today on the forecourt of the Palais de l’Europe. Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland started the...
Secretary General

Secretary General condemns separatist offensive at Mariupol

24 January 2015 Strasbourg
Council of Europe Secretary General Jagland condemned the separatist offensive at Mariupol: "The latest military offensive by separatist forces in south eastern Ukraine is an outrageous breach of...
Committee of Ministers

Committee of Ministers: Action plan for Ukraine

22 January 2015 Strasbourg
Committee of Ministers President, Belgian Foreign Affairs Minister Didier Reynders, welcomes Action Plan for Ukraine 2015-2017
Secretary General

Secretary General meets Ukrainian Foreign Minister

22 January 2015 Davos
Davos: Secretary General Jagland and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Klimkin discuss eastern Ukraine, reforms
Committee of Ministers

Fight against extremism

22 January 2015 Strasbourg
Council of Europe action against radicalisation leading to terrorism
European Committee of Social Rights

Social rights: 252 violations in 41 countries

22 January 2015 Strasbourg
European Committee of Social Rights publishes 2014 Conclusions
Committee for Prevention of Torture

Anti-torture committee: annual report

21 January 2015 Strasbourg
Anti-torture committee warns states against intimidation and reprisals towards individuals who denounce ill-treatment
Parliamentary Assembly

Parliamentary Assembly winter session

20 January 2015 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...
Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

National minorities in Denmark

20 January 2015 Strasbourg
Rights of German minority well protected, but discrimination against Roma and Muslims still a reality in Denmark, say the Council of Europe experts
Parliamentary Assembly

Ukraine needs help and support of Europe

16 January 2015 Kyiv
“Ukraine needs Europe and Europe needs to support Ukraine,” said President of the Parliamentary Assembly speaking at the end of her visit to Kyiv
Commissioner for Human Rights

Immigration and asylum in Spain

16 January 2015 Madrid
Spain: Legislation and practice on immigration and asylum must adhere to human rights standards
Secretary General

Secretary General meets Latvian Prime Minister

15 January 2015 Strasbourg
Secretary General Jagland and Latvian Prime Minister Straujuma discuss security situation and EU co-operation
Anti-torture Committee

Anti-torture Committee publishes report on Turkey

15 January 2015 Strasbourg
Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes report on Turkey
Committee of Ministers

Committee of Ministers on recent attacks in Paris

14 January 2015 Strasbourg
Committee of Ministers adopts declaration condemning Paris terrorist attacks
Parliamentary Assembly

March for tolerance in Berlin

14 January 2015 Berlin
Parliamentary Assembly President marches for tolerance: “We are united in defending democratic values”
Anti-torture committee

Report on torture in Ukraine

13 January 2015 Strasbourg
Severe ill-treatment, torture of prisoners and of Maidan protesters among key findings of 2014 visits to Ukraine by anti-torture committee
Committee of Ministers

Terrorist attack against 'Charlie Hebdo' magazine

7 January 2015 Strasbourg
Statement by Didier Reynders, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Belgium, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe "I am deeply shocked by the horrendous attack...
Secretary General

'Charlie Hebdo' massacre, attack on democratic society

12 January 2015 Strasbourg
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland participated in Unity Rally in Paris
Secretary General

Secretary General in Ankara

5 January 2015 Strasbourg
Secretary General Jagland holds talks with Turkish leadership, opposition and NGOs