2014 in brief


You can access the calendar of the Council of Europe events scheduled in 2014 by clicking on monthly overviews.

May May

2 May, Vienna
PACE President Anne Brasseur meets Heinz Fischer, President of Austria

3-4 May, Dubai
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland participates in the meeting on Global Internet Cooperation and Governance Mechanisms

5 May, Strasbourg
The Committee on Bioethics launches a guide on the decision-making process regarding medical treatment in end-of-life situations

5 May, Strasbourg
Launch of first inter-active e-book on shared European histories

5 May, Strasbourg
65th Anniversary of the Council of Europe

5-6 May, Ouro Preto (Brazil)
Conference on “Protecting Economic and Social Rights in times of Economic Crisis: What Role for the Judges?”

5-7 May, Strasbourg
Meeting of the International Advisory Panel on Ukraine

6 May, Vienna
124th Committee of Ministers’ Session

6-9 May, Cavtat, Croatia
The Council of Europe prize for the best investigative television documentary will be presented at the annual conference of CIRCOM

7 May, Strasbourg
Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni meets the runners of the International Relay Peace Run

7 May, Strasbourg
Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni attends the opening of the Roma Art exhibition

7 May, Athens
Conference on “Freedom of religion or belief in the Middle East and the Southern Mediterranean: the situation and safety of Christian communities”

7-8 May, Greece
Anne Brasseur, Parliamentary Assembly President makes an official visit to Greece

9-11 May, Strasbourg
Event - Living Library, with a workshop to introduce the No Hate Speech Movement, and the presentation of two exhibitions: “Culture: Heart and Soul of Democracy” and “Public Health, medicines, Europe”.

12 May, Istanbul, Turkey
Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni participates at the conference on “The role of National Parliaments in Media Governance in Europe”

12 and 13 May, Nicosia, Cyprus
Meeting of the PACE Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development

12-14 May, Namur, Belgium
3rd meeting of national coordinators of the No Hate Speech Movement

13-14 May, Valletta
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks attends the 2nd European IDAHO Forum

13-16 May, Strasbourg
47th meeting of the Committee of Experts on minority languages

14 May, Warsaw
Panel debate on "The milestones of European integration- 65th anniversary of the Council of Europe

15 May, Paris
Meeting of the PACE Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs

16 May, Stockholm
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks attends the Conference “Child-friendly justice: What it means and how it is realized”

16 May, Paris
Meeting of the PACE Monitoring Committee

16-17 May, Tallinn
The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities participates in the European Museum of the Year Award Ceremony

16-21 May, Kyiv
Pompidou Group to examine the effects of a ban on OST by Russian authorities since the referendum in Crimea

17 May
International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

17 May
10th edition “Nuit des Musées”

17-18 May, Strasbourg
Strasbourg-Europe Road Races

18 May, Montreal, Canada
Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni attends the Foundation Board meeting of the World Anti-Doping Agency

19 May, Strasbourg
“Round Table on Safety of Journalists – From Commitment to Action”

19 May, Strasbourg
European Identity Debate on “European Values and Search for Identities”

19-23 May, the Netherlands
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks visits the Netherlands

20-21 May, Baku
Conference: “Children in vulnerable situations: Making a change through citizenship and human rights education”

20-22 May, Baku
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland carries out a working visit and holds bilateral meetings in the framework of Azerbaijan’s chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers

20-23 May, Poland
The Congress makes a monitoring visit Poland

22-26 May, Kyiv
A delegation of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities will observe the early local elections scheduled for 25 May 2014

22 May, Strasbourg
Official visit of Andrea Orlando, Minister of Justice of Italy, to the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights

22 May, Ljubljana
An event on “Hate speech is no answer”

23 May, Hamburg, Germany
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland addresses the Norwegian Club for the Jubilee of the Norwegian Constitution

23 May, Baku
Meeting of the PACE Standing Committee in the context of the Azerbaijan Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers

23-26 May, Kyiv
A PACE delegation observes the conduct of the early presidential election

22-26 May, Ukraine
A delegation of the Congress observes the early local elections scheduled for 25 May

26-27 May, Helsinki
PACE Legal Affairs and Human Rights Committee adopts the report by Boriss Cilevičs on “Reinforcement of the independence of the European Court of Human Rights” and the report by Christopher Chope on “Measures to prevent abusive use of the Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons”

26-28 May, Sofia
Colloquy and a training workshop for Bulgarian teachers in the framework of the programme “Remembrance of the Holocaust and crime prevention against Humanity”

27 May, Madrid
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland meets José Manuel García-Margallo, Minister for Foreign affairs and Co-operation during his working visit in Spain

27 May
Publication of the GRETA report on Sweden

27 May, Strasbourg
Meeting of experts on prison health in Europe to address the missions, roles and responsibilities of international organisations

28 May, Strasbourg
Publication of the MONEYVAL annual report

29 May, Bucharest
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland takes part in the opening session of the SEECP Conference

29-30 May, Tbilisi
Pre-electoral mission in Georgia by a delegation of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities

 

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