JOINT PROGRAMME OF CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION & THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE TO PROMOTE AND STRENGTHEN DEMOCRATIC STABILITY AND PREVENT CONFLICT IN THE SOUTH CAUCASUS REGION
29.05.03 - Tbilisi,
The Joint Programme of co-operation between the European Commission and the Council of Europe to promote and strengthen democratic stability and prevent conflict in the South Caucasus region is a multi-thematic programme. The political and financial backing for the programme...(>>>)
JOINT PROGRAMME OF CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION & THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE TO STRENGTHEN LOCAL AND REGIONAL DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION MECHANISMS, AND THE RULE OF LAW, IN GEORGIA
28.05.03 - Tbilisi,
The Joint Programme of co-operation between the European Commission and the Council of Europe to strengthen local and regional democracy, human rights protection mechanisms and the rule of law in Georgia. (>>>)
Armenian elections show improvement , but fail to meet international standards
27.05.03 - Strasbourg,
Parliamentary elections on 25 May in Armenia marked improvement over the recent presidential voting, but failed to meet international standards in several key areas, concluded an international observation mission led by the Parliamentary Assemblies of the OSCE (>>>)
International observers condemn violence overshadowing Armenian parliamentary elections
27.05.03 - YEREVAN,
The international election observation mission for the Armenian parliamentary elections strongly condemns the shooting last night at a polling station in Shahumian, south of Yerevan, that reportedly resulted in the death of one person and the injuring of two others. (>>>)
GRECO participates in Seoul at International Anti-corruption Conference and Global Forum
27.05.03 - Seul,
Drago KOS, President of the Council of Europe Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), will be participating in a number of workshops and other events during 11th IACC and Global Forum III which are meeting in Seoul(>>>)
Conference on ''European and American Constitu-tionalism'' in Göttingen, Germany
27.05.03 - Göttingen,
The international conference took place on 23 and 24 May 2003 focussing on the historic relationship of the two constitutional systems and their development after the end of the socialist systems in Eastern Europe(>>>)
Seminar on The European Convention on Human Rights for Lawyers and NGO Representatives
26.05.03 - Likani,
A two-day seminar on “the European Convention on Human Rights for lawyers and NGO representatives” is being held on 26-27 May in Likani. (>>>)
Georgia ratifies four Council of Europe Treaties
23.05.03 - Strasbourg,
Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister Kakha SIKHARULIDZE today handed to Walter SCHWIMMER the instruments of ratification of the following Treaties: (>>>)
Collection of electronic documents
23.05.03 - Tbilisi,
The Council of Europe Information Office in Georgia is publishing Final activity report of the Steering Committee for Human Rights(>>>)
Secretary General calls for ''community of values'' between Council of Europe and EU
23.05.03 - Strasbourg,
The Council of Europe and the European Union must together build a ''community of values'' Secretary General Walter Schwimmer...(>>>)
ICC: Assembly President concerned by pressure put on member states to sign bilateral immunity agreements
22.05.03 - Strasbourg,
Speaking at the 4th Parliamentary Conference on the Stability Pact for South-Eastern Europe, organised by the European Parliament in Brussels, Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly President Peter Schieder said today he was concerned by the pressure put on “the former Yugoslav...(>>>)
Congress of Local and Regional Authorities elects new Chief Executive
22.05.03 - Strasbourg,
Ulrich Bohner has been elected as new Chief Executive of the Council of Europe Congress of Local and Regional Authorities. (>>>)
Council of Europe Congress meets for annual session
20.05.03 - Strasbourg,
Fighting terrorism, violence in schools, the regions in the future Europe, capital cities and measures to bring young people into municipal life are amongst the highlights of the plenary session of the Council of Europe's Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe (CLRAE)...(>>>)
The Moldovan Chairmanship of the Council of Europe sets out its priorities
16.05.03 - Strasbourg,
Nicolae Dudau, Foreign Affairs Minister of Moldova, today set out the priorities for the Moldovan Chairmanship of the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers for the next six months. Emphasis will be placed on two main objectives: (>>>)
112th Session of the Committee of Ministers - (Strasbourg, 14-15 May 2003) - Communiqué - Building Europe without dividing lines
16.05.03 - Strasbourg,
On the occasion of their 112th Session (Strasbourg, 14-15 May 2003), under the chairmanship of Mr. Joe Borg, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Malta, the Ministers welcomed the progress made in the process of European construction since their last Session, in November 2002, and...(>>>)
Opening for signature of three new legal instruments of the Council of Europe
16.05.03 - Strasbourg,
On the occasion of the 112th session of the Committee of Ministers taking place in Strasbourg, three new legal instruments have been opened for signature. Georgia have signed the Protocol amending the European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism (ETS No. 190)*. (>>>)
Setting-up Media Self-regulatory Mechanisms in Georgia Workshop, Tbilisi, 14-15 May 2003
14.05.03 - Tbilisi,
Follow-up workshop on “the establishment of media self-regulatory mechanisms in Georgia” is held on 14-15 May in Tbilisi. The workshop has been organised by the Liberty Institute, Democratic Innovation Centre and Tbilisi Press Club in co-operation with the Directorate General...(>>>)
Council of Europe Foreign Affairs Ministers to discuss the future role of the Organisation and the effectiveness of the European Court of Human Rights
13.05.03 - Strasbourg,
The Committee of Ministers of the 45 member states of the Council of Europe will meet in Strasbourg on 14 and 15 May. (>>>)
The European Audiovisual Observatory launches KORDA, the online database of public funding for the film and audiovisual sector in Europe
13.05.03 - Strasbourg,
Accessible free of charge, KORDA contains details of 141 funding bodies and 502 funding programmes in 30 countries. European, national and regional programmes are presented. KORDA is a valuable resource for anyone seeking to raise film finance in Europe, as well as for funding...(>>>)
Council of Europe strongly condemns terrorist attack in Chechnya
13.05.03 - Strasbourg,
Council of Europe leaders Parliamentary Assembly President Peter Schieder and Secretary General Walter Schwimmer have strongly condemned the terrorist attack against administrative buildings in the Chechen town of Znamenskoye earlier today. (>>>)
Council of Europe ministerial conference on integration of people with disabilities
07.05.03 - Strasbourg,
Improving the quality of life of some 80 million Europeans with disabilities is the aim of the ministerial conference organised by the Spanish Government and the Council of Europe in Malaga on 7 and 8 May (Palacio de Ferias y Congresos). (>>>)
The Deputies are making final preparations for the Committee of Ministers' session
07.05.03 - Strasbourg,
During their meeting on 7 May the Ministers’ Deputies will be finalising their preparations for the 112th session of the Committee of Ministers (Strasbourg, 14 and 15 May 2003).(>>>)
A new Congress of Local and Regional Authorities website to consult
07.05.03 - Strasbourg,
On 5 May, the Council of Europe has launched a new internet site devoted to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe(>>>)
''Forthcoming elections in the Caucasus: a test of the maturity of civil society there'' says Walter Schwimmer
06.05.03 - Strasbourg,
The Secretary General opened a seminar on 5 May at the Palais de l'Europe on Georgia’s integration with Europe. It was organised by the Tbilisi School of Political Science, the Council of Europe and the European Commission. In an address to the participants, Mr Schwimmer drew...(>>>)
Seminar on the Immunities From Criminal Prosecution and the Fight Against Corruption
06.05.03 - Tbilisi,
6-7 May A two-day seminar on “the immunities from criminal prosecution and the fight against corruption” is held on 6-7 May in Tbilisi. (>>>)
CELEBRATION OF THE EUROPE DAY AND THE OPENING OF THE COE NEW PREMISES IN GEORGIA
05.05.03 - Tbilisi,
On 5 May 2003 an official reception will be held to celebrate the Europe Day and the opening of the new premises of the Council of Europe in Georgia. Mr Irakli Menagarishvili, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Mr Plamen Nikolov, Special Representative of the Secretary General of...(>>>)
Safeguarding the Cultural Heritage in South-East Europe - An Initiative by President Prodi in close co-operation with the Council of Europe
01.05.03 - Strasbourg,
Strasbourg - 30.04.2003 By the initiative of the President of the European Commission, Professor Romano Prodi, and the Commissioner Mrs Reding a program has been elaborated to undertake an " Integrated Rehabilitation Project Plan (IRPP)/Joint action for a survey of the architectural...(>>>)
New Commissioner for Human Rights website
01.05.03 - Strasbourg,
The new internet site dedicated to the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Alvaro Gil-Robles, has just started up. (>>>)
The next Council of Europe Forum: Providing a global judicial system
01.05.03 - Strasbourg,
The next Council of Europe-Strasbourg Forum will have as its theme: ''From Nuremberg to the International Criminal Court, providing a global judicial system''.(>>>)