The Council Of Europe's Relations with Observer States

Relations and contacts with observer states cover almost the whole spectrum of the Council of Europeís activities.  Through these contacts, a mutually beneficial exchange of experiences and good practices takes place, in particular in the intergovernmental sector of activities.  Relations with observer states represent a precious outreach opportunity for the Council of Europe and contribute to broadening the impact of its standards and activities.

 

Documents

  • Statutory Resolution Res(93)26 on Observer Status

  • Resolution (95) 37 on Observer Status for the United States of America with the Council of Europe

  • Resolution (96) 9 on Observer Status for Canada with the Council of Europe

  • Resolution (96) 37 on Observer Status for Japan with the Council of Europe

  • Resolution (99) 32 on Observer Status for Mexico with the Council of Europe

  • Decision adopted by the Ministers' Deputies at their 255th meeting on Observer Status for the Holy See

  • Decision adopted by the Ministers' Deputies at their 676th meeting on Observer status with the Council of Europe: Criteria

  • Decision adopted by the Ministers' Deputies at their 971st meeting: Invitation to observer states to participate in the regular meetings of the Ministersí Deputies

  • Parliamentary Assembly Resolution 1600 (2008) The Council of Europe and its observer states - the current situation and a way forward

  • Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1827 (2008) The Council of Europe and its observer states - the current situation and a way forward

  • Reply adopted by the Committee of Ministers to Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1827 (2008)