Congress adopts Report on municipal elections in Georgia
29.10.10 - Strasbourg,
The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe yesterday adopted a Report, a Resolution and a Recommendation following a debate on the municipal elections held in Georgia on 30 May 2010. The Report, presented by GĂĽnther Krug (Germany, SOC), was the result...(>>>)
25 October: celebration of the European Day of Civil Justice and publication of the new report on the evaluation of European judicial systems
25.10.10 - Ljubljana,
On this occasion the European Crystal Scales of Justice Prize for groundbreaking projects and practices in the field of court organisation and implementation of judicial procedures in European courts will be awarded for the 5th consecutive year. (>>>)
19th Session: Congress to elect new leadership, approve reform and mark the 25th anniversary of the European Charter of Local Self-Government
19.10.10 - Strasbourg,
The autumn plenary session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, to be held in Strasbourg from 26 to 28 October 2010, will adopt political priorities for 2011-2012 as well as changes to its structures and working methods.(>>>)
Signatures and ratifications at the Council of Europe - Week from 11 to 15 October 2010
19.10.10 - Strasbourg,
Georgia signed : the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters (>>>)
Ceremony in Strasbourg to mark the 60th Anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights
18.10.10 - Strasbourg,
The Council of Europe is holding a ceremony to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights, which was opened for signature by member states on 4 November 1950 in Rome. The Convention today (>>>)
Constitutional situation in Georgia, Turkey and Ukraine - the Venice Commission meets in plenary
13.10.10 - Venice, Italy
At its 84th plenary session, the Commission is expected to adopt the opinions on the (draft) legislation concerning the following issues:Georgia – constitutional reform; Slovak republic – state language; Ukraine – judiciary, the right to appeal, freedom of Assembly.(>>>)
PACE co-rapporteurs call on Georgian Parliament not to hurry the adoption of constitutional amendments
13.10.10 - Strasbourg,
The monitoring co-rapporteurs for Georgia of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Kastriot Islami (Albania, SOC) and Michael Aastrup Jensen (Denmark, ALDE), have called on the Georgian Parliament not to adopt the amendments to the constitution before the...(>>>)
ELDW 2010: Launch of activities in over 100 European towns and cities
13.10.10 - Strasbourg,
As part of European Local Democracy Week (ELDW), from 11 to 17 October 2010, over 100 towns and cities in 25 European countries, from Portugal to Russia, are embarking on programmes of activities open to citizens. European Local Democracy Week is an annual event which takes place...(>>>)
Georgia: “Further improvements needed to ensure human rights and humanitarian protection”
07.10.10 - Strasbourg,
“All sides should ensure a faster improvement of the human rights situation in the areas affected by the August 2008 conflict” said the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, releasing today a report based on his latest visits to Georgia.(>>>)