Mevl├╝t ├çavu┼čo─člu from Turkey elected as new PACE President
26.01.10 - Strasbourg,
Yestaerday, on January 25 the 318-member Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) elected Mevl├╝t ├çavu┼čo─člu (Turkey, EDG) as its new President at the opening of its plenary session in Strasbourg (25-29 January). Mr ├çavu┼čo─člu succeeds Llu├şs Maria de Puig (Spain,...(>>>)
Secretary General's reform unanimously supported by Committee of Ministers
22.01.10 - Strasbourg,
The proposal to reform the Council of Europe presented by Secretary General Thorbj├Şrn Jagland on 20 January received unanimous support by the Committee of Ministers of the Organisation.(>>>)
London and Berlin signal strong support for JaglandÔÇÖs reforms
20.01.10 - Strasbourg,
On 18 and 19 January, Secretary General Thorbj├Şrn Jagland paid visits to the United Kingdom and Germany to meet leaders and discuss the future political structure of Europe. The visits took place just before the presentation to member states' governments in Strasbourg on Wednesday...(>>>)
Federal Councillor Micheline Calmy-Rey in Tbilisi for discussions
18.01.10 - Berne,
Federal Councillor Micheline Calmy-Rey, Chairperson of the Committee of Ministers, was in Georgia on 16 and 17 January for discussions with representatives of the authorities, political parties and civil society. Her main purpose was to obtain first-hand information about the...(>>>)
Federal Councillor Calmy-Rey pays working visits to Ljubljana, Tbilisi and Moscow
15.01.10 - Strasbourg,
Federal Councillor and head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Micheline Calmy-Rey will travel to Ljubljana on Friday for a bilateral meeting with the Slovenian Foreign Minister Samuel Zbogar. On Saturday and Sunday she will hold talks in Tbilisi in her capacity as...(>>>)
The Court and the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights launch a joint project in the field of non-discrimination
15.01.10 - Strasbourg,
The European Court of Human Rights and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights have reached an agreement on the modalities for a joint project aimed at supporting the implementation of EU law and other legal instruments in the field of non-discrimination and access to...(>>>)
Winter session of the PACE
12.01.10 - Strasbourg,
A debate on the situation in the Middle East, as well as addresses by Greek Prime Minister George A. Papandreou and Italian Foreign Affairs Minister Franco Frattini, are among highlights of PACEÔÇÖs winter session on 25-29 January 2010. (>>>)