PACE to observe presidential elections in Georgia
21.12.07 - Strasbourg,
A 28 member PACE delegation led by Mátyás Eörsi (Hungary, ALDE) will observe the presidential elections on Saturday 5 January 2008 in Georgia alongside observers from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, the European Parliament and the OSCE-ODIHR. (>>>)
Recommendation CM/Rec (2007)15 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on measures concerning media coverage of election campaigns
21.12.07 - Strasbourg,
Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, on 7 November 2007, at the 1010th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies, has adopted the recommendation CM/Rec (2007)15 to member states on measures concerning media coverage of election campaigns.(>>>)
Vacancy notice - Council of Europe / Directorate General of Human Rights and Legal Affairs - Project Officer
19.12.07 - Tbilisi,
Voluntary contribution from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark for the Council of Europe Programme entitled “Enhancing good governance, human rights and the rule of law in Georgia, Denmark’s Caucasus Programme 2008/ 2009”/ Programme component n°2 (>>>)
Jan Helgesen, new President of the Venice Commission
17.12.07 - Strasbourg,
Jan Helgesen is the new President of the European Commission for Democracy through Law of the Council of Europe (“Venice Commission”). An Associate Professor of international law at the University of Oslo, Jan Helgesen is the successor of Antonio La Pergola, who founded the Venice...(>>>)
The European Union to jointly celebrate the " European Day against the Death Penalty" with the Council of Europe
14.12.07 - Strasbourg,
“The first European Day against the Death Penalty sponsored by the Council of Europe in October 2007 was a great success. I am glad that the EU has decided to take part in our Day against the Death Penalty in future”, said Terry Davis, Council of Europe Secretary General.(>>>)
Georgia: restoring confidence in democratic elections is the joint responsibility of all political forces
07.12.07 - Strasbourg,
At the end of a three-day mission ahead of the observation of Georgia’s 5 January parliamentary elections, a four-member Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly PACE delegation (*) today made the following statement : (>>>)
Video-record of the press-conference given by PACE ad hoc committee for the observation of the presidential elections in Georgia - Pre-election mission
07.12.07 - Tbilisi,
Members of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) ad hoc committee for the observation of the presidential elections in Georgia, Mr. Matyas Eorsi (Hungary, ALDE), Mr. Kastriot Islami (Albania, SOC), Mr. Andres Herkel (Estonia, EPP-CD) and Ms. Ganira Pashayeva (Azerbaijan,...(>>>)
Press-Conference of the PACE ad hoc committee for the observation of the presidential elections in Georgia - Pre-election mission
07.12.07 - Tbilisi,
Members of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) ad hoc committee for the observation of the presidential elections in Georgia, Mr. Matyas Eorsi (Hungary, ALDE), Mr. Kastriot Islami (Albania, SOC), Mr. Andres Herkel (Estonia, EPP-CD) and Ms. Ganira Pashayeva (Azerbaijan,...(>>>)
Strasbourg conference discusses standards for services for women victims of violence
07.12.07 - Strasbourg,
Women who have been victims of gender-based violence need immediate crisis services such as telephone hotlines, psychological and medical counselling, safe accommodation in shelters, rape crisis centres, and legal counselling and advocacy services.(>>>)
Protection of children's rights: Council of Europe calls for fuller application of European family law standards
07.12.07 - Strasbourg,
A seminar on the protection and promotion of children's rights is organised in Kyiv on 6 and 7 December by the Council of Europe and the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice with a view to strengthening the implementation of the legal instruments developed by the Council in this field...(>>>)
London international seminar analyses measures to protect victims of trafficking in human beings
06.12.07 - Strasbourg,
The Council of Europe, in cooperation with the United Kingdom Home Office, is holding an international seminar on measures to protect and promote the rights of victims of trafficking in human beings in London on 10-11 December.(>>>)
Terry Davis: “MONEYVAL is good value for money”
05.12.07 - Strasbourg,
Excerpts from the speech by Council of Europe Secretary General Terry Davis on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Council of Europe Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures (Moneyval Committee) at its 25th plenary session.(>>>)
Signing of a cooperation agreement between PACE and EP
03.12.07 - Strasbourg,
European Parliament (EP) President Hans-Gert Pöttering and Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) President René van der Linden signed in Brussels an agreement to improve cooperation between the two Institutions and increase complementary initiatives and synergies.(>>>)