Video-record of the Press-Conference given by PACE delegation on pre-election visit to Georgia
25.04.08 - Tbilisi,
A four-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), led by Mátyás Eörsi (Hungary, ALDE), has hold today the Press-Conference on their pre-election visit to Tbilisi (23-25 April), ahead of the parliamentary elections of 21 May in Georgia.(>>>)
Conflicts in the Georgian regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia - Statement by Ján Kubiš, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
25.04.08 - Strasbourg,
Seriously concerned by recent developments in the Georgian conflict areas, Ján Kubiš, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, reiterates his firm commitment to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia within its internationally-recognised...(>>>)
Council of Europe Secretary General Terry Davis on relations between the Russian Federation and Georgia
23.04.08 - Strasbourg,
I am very concerned to have been informed that the Russian authorities intend to deal directly with the authorities of the Georgian breakaway region of Abkhazia in order to obtain the transfer of Russian citizens from prisons in Abkhazia.(>>>)
PACE delegation to visit Tbilisi ahead of Georgia’s parliamentary elections
22.04.08 - Strasbourg,
A four-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), led by Mátyás Eörsi (Hungary, ALDE), will make a pre-election visit to Tbilisi from 23 to 25 April, ahead of the parliamentary elections of 21 May in Georgia.(>>>)
Honouring of obligations and commitments by Georgia / AS/Mon (2008)14 / 9 April 2008 / amondoc14_2008
20.04.08 -
Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) Honouring of obligations and commitments by Georgia Information note by the co-rapporteurs on their fact-finding visit to Tbilisi (26-27 March 2008) Co-rapporteurs:...(>>>)
Hearing on the Protection of Human Rights Defenders
15.04.08 - Strasbourg,
On the fringe of the spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), the Assembly’s Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights will hold a hearing on “the situation of human rights defenders in Council of Europe member states” on 17 April as part...(>>>)
Council of Europe film prize to be awarded at the end of the Istanbul film festival on 19 April
14.04.08 - Strasbourg,
The second Film Award of the Council of Europe (FACE) will be awarded during the closing ceremony of the 27th international film festival (5-20 April) in Istanbul (19 April, 8:00pm, Lütfü Kırdar Kongre ve Sergi Sarayı). The jury of the festival’s human rights section...(>>>)
2008 Council of Europe meeting on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue
11.04.08 - Strasbourg,
"The Council of Europe has taken a useful initiative – and one which is particularly valuable at a time when our European societies are becoming increasingly intercultural," said Professor Jean-Paul Willaime, General Rapporteur, at the end of the meeting on the religious dimension...(>>>)
2008 Council of Europe Exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue
11.04.08 - Strasbourg,
The “Council of Europe Exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue” took place on Tuesday 8 April at the Palais de l’Europe (Room 1) in Strasbourg. This experimental event – which aims to promote and strengthen the Council of Europe’s fundamental values and...(>>>)
Fighting racism ahead of EURO 2008
11.04.08 - Strasbourg,
Racism still casts a long shadow on football as EURO 2008 approaches, the Council of Europe is organising – together with Europa-Park – a meeting of young people, experts and government representatives to discuss the prevention of racism in the world of sport.(>>>)
Ivan Gašparovic, Angela Merkel and Yulia Tymoshenko to address PACE spring session
04.04.08 - Strasbourg,
Slovak President Ivan Gašparovic, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner are among the leading personalities to address the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) during its spring...(>>>)
Kofi Annan and Simone Veil to receive 2008 Council of Europe North-South Prize
02.04.08 - Strasbourg,
Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and the first directly elected President of the European Parliament, Simone Veil, will receive the 13th Council of Europe North-South Prize at a ceremony in Lisbon on 1 April.(>>>)
Signatures and ratifications at the Council of Europe
02.04.08 - Strasbourg,
On 1st of April 2008 Georgia signed - the Convention on Cybercrime (CETS No. 185)*(>>>)