War between Georgia and Russia: ‘everyone has lost’, dialogue now the only way forward
30.04.10 - Strasbourg,
''This conflict has not only a local or regional relevance, but it has a direct bearing on the security architecture of all Europe,'' mentioned Ambassador Heidi Tagliavini, former head of the international fact-finding mission on the conflict in Georgia, addressing Assembly on...(>>>)
Interview with the Secretary General on the Georgian-Russian conflict
30.04.10 - Strasbourg,
Thorbjørn Jagland has backed calls from the former head of the international fact-finding mission on the Georgian-Russian conflict, Heidi Tagliavini, for dialogue to take place immediately between the two sides. (>>>)
Local elections in Georgia: Congress pre-election delegation heads for Tbilisi
30.04.10 - Strasbourg,
A delegation of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, headed by Günther Krug (Germany, SOC), will carry out a pre-electoral mission to Georgia, in view of the local elections and the first ever elections of the Mayor of Tbilisi, scheduled for...(>>>)
Ukrainian President and Russian Foreign Minister to address PACE at its spring session
26.04.10 - Strasbourg,
Addresses by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, as well as a series of debates on the consequences of the economic crisis, are among highlights of the Parliamentary Assembly’s forthcoming spring session (26-30 April 2010).(>>>)
Madrid hosts the third Edition of the European Dialogue on Internet Governance
26.04.10 - Strasbourg,
Date: 29-30 April 2010 Location: Madrid, Premises of Telefónica – Distrito C, C/Ronda de la Comunicación s/n, Edificio Central Organised by the Spanish IGF (Internet Governance Forum), the Council of Europe and the Swiss Federal Office of Communication (OFCOM) together with...
International Youth Meeting ““Fighting Against Racism and Intolerance: Shared Agenda for Shared Future”
15.04.10 - Tbilisi,
International Youth meeting ““Fighting Against Racism and Intolerance: Shared Agenda for Shared Future” which will be organised during 20-26 of April 2010 in Bakuriani (Georgia). The project is organised by the Union “21 Century” with financial support of the European...(>>>)
Event announcement
13.04.10 - Tbilisi,
The Council of Europe in cooperation with ELSA (European Law Students Association) is organising a competition under the slogan “Our Rights, Our Freedoms”, with a view to publicising the CoE’s flagship Convention on Human Rights among academic circles, politicians, (>>>)
Secretary General Jagland expresses deep sorrow following Polish President Lech Kaczynski’s tragic death
13.04.10 - Strasbourg,
Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland voiced his shock at the death of Polish President Kaczynski and the entire delegation in a plane crash this morning near Katyn in Russia. “I am deeply shocked and sorrowed by the news of the tragic accident that caused...(>>>)
Safeguarding media freedom in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine – Conference in Tbilisi
12.04.10 - Tbilisi,
Public officials, parliamentarians, media professionals and representatives of NGOs will debate the safety and protection of journalists, the challenges to freedom of expression and the changes in the media brought by new technologies. (>>>)
Event announcement
08.04.10 - Tbilisi,
A Youth meeting “Young IDPs in Europe” will take place on 10 - 16 of April in Tbilisi (Georgia). The project is organised by the NGO “Alliance for Society Advancement” with financial assistance of the European Youth Foundation.(>>>)