Georgia-Russia: PACE President welcomes the dialogue instituted between the parliamentary delegations of the two countries
31.03.09 - Strasbourg,
At the close of a meeting of the Ad hoc Committee of the Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Valencia (Spain) today, its President, Lluís Maria de Puig, welcomed the dialogue that had been instituted between the Georgian and Russian delegations....(>>>)
PACE co-rapporteurs call for restraint and calm from all sides with regard to the planned protest rallies in Georgia
30.03.09 - Strasbourg,
“It is essential for Georgia that the planned protest rallies on 9 April 2009 take place in a calm and peaceful manner without violence or provocations. This is in the best interest of both the opposition and the authorities and we call upon both sides for restraint in this...(>>>)
Publication of several most requested Council of Europe books
27.03.09 - Tbilisi,
The Council of Europe Directorate General of Human Rights and Legal Affairs, in co-operation with the Information Office and under the financial support of Denmark’s Caucasus Programme 2008-2009 – Enhancin Good Governance, Human Rights and Rule of Law in Georgia, has repeatedly...(>>>)
Video-record of the Press-Conference given by Co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
26.03.09 - Tbilisi,
A final press-conference of Mátyás Eörsi (Hungary, ALDE) and Kastriot Islami (Albania, SOC), co-rapporteurs on Georgia of the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was held today at the Council of Europe Information Office in Georgia,...(>>>)
PACE co-rapporteurs visit Georgia
26.03.09 - Strasbourg,
Mátyás Eörsi (Hungary, ALDE) and Kastriot Islami (Albania, SOC), co-rapporteurs on Georgia for the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), began a fact-finding visit to Tbilisi on March 25, which will last till Thursday evening and...(>>>)
Call for Expression of Interest for a position of National Long-term Adviser (NLTA)
20.03.09 -
Technical Assistance Project Supporting the Anti-corruption Strategy in Georgia (>>>)
Press release issued by the Registrar Chamber judgment Ghavtadze v. Georgia
19.03.09 -
The European Court of Human Rights has today notified in writing its Chamber judgment in the case of Ghavtadze v. Georgia (application no. 23204/07). (>>>)
17-19 March 2009: Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments
17.03.09 - Strasbourg,
The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers holds its first special “human rights” meeting of 2009 from 17 to 19 March. The Committee supervises the adoption of individual measures needed to erase the consequences for applicants of violations established by the Court...(>>>)
Signatures and ratifications at the Council of Europe Week from 9 to 13 March 2009
16.03.09 -
Georgia signed:the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (CETS No. 201)*(>>>)
European Court of Human Rights - Press release issued by the Registrar Chamber Judgment: Poghosyan v. Georgia
12.03.09 - Strasbourg,
The European Court of Human Rights has today notified in writing its Chamber judgment1 in the case of Poghosyan v. Georgia (application no. 9870/07). The Court held unanimously that there had been:(>>>)
Legal reforms in the Caucausus countries and the prohibition of political parties in Turkey on the agenda of the Venice Commission
12.03.09 - Strasbourg,
The Council of Europe’s Venice Commission is going to discuss the following issues at its forthcoming plenary session taking place on 13 and 14 March 2009 in Venice: amendments to the Criminal Code of Armenia in relation to the March 2008 events;(>>>)
Humanitarian consequences of the conflict between Georgia and Russia: visit by Corien Jonker to Tskhinvali and the surrounding region
11.03.09 - Strasbourg,
As part of the follow-up to Resolution 1648 (2009) on the humanitarian consequences of the war between Georgia and Russia, Corien Jonker (Netherlands, EPP-CD), Chair of the Committee on Migration, Refugees and Population of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe...(>>>)
Council of Europe Conference on Family Law: harmonising international family mediation
11.03.09 - Strasbourg
Although it exists in many countries, family mediation remains a relatively unknown and costly method of dispute resolution. At international level, cultural and legal differences also lengthen mediation procedures and complicate the settlement of family disputes, especially...(>>>)
Criminalising child pornography, training, tracking money on the Internet: programme features of the 2009 Council of Europe Conference on Cybercrime
10.03.09 - Strasbourg,
The conference aims to strengthen co-operation between the public and private sectors in combating crimes committed via the Internet. On that occasion the Council of Europe will gather experts from all over the world, representing governments, the police and the Internet industry...(>>>)
International conference in Toledo aims to improve the protection of children in European justice systems
04.03.09 - Toledo, Spain
The Council of Europe and the Spanish Ministry of Justice are jointly organising a conference in Toledo to assess the way the protection of children can be improved in the European justice systems. The meeting takes place within the programme of the Spanish Chairmanship of the...(>>>)