Internal/External Communication Strategy and Skills of a National Association of Local and Regional Authorities
29.06.04 - Tabakhmela,
In 2003 the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe launched a new activity with the aim of favouring the creation of a national Association of Georgian local and regional authorities.(>>>)
Training Seminar in Project Management
24.06.04 - Tbilisi,
A training seminar in “Project Management” is held on 24-26 June in Tbilisi. The seminar in the framework of the Confidence Building Measures Programme is organised by the Council of Europe Information Office in Tbilisi in co-operation with the Directorate General of Political...(>>>)
British MP Terry Davis to become Secretary General of the Council of Europe
22.06.04 - Strasbourg,
British parliamentarian Terry Davis has been elected to serve a 5-year term as Secretary General of the Council of Europe, following a vote by members of the Organisation’s Parliamentary Assembly.(>>>)
Election of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe
22.06.04 - Strasbourg,
Parliamentarians from the 45 member states of the Council of Europe today cast their votes in the first round of the election to decide who will be the organisation's Secretary General for the next five years.(>>>)
Conclusions of the observation mission (Ajara elections - 20 June 2004)
22.06.04 - Batumi, 21 June 2004
"Voting went smoothly, although the electoral process fell short of international standards in some regards. Our major concerns were the accuracy of the voters list and the secrecy of the ballot", stated Mr Joseph Borg, Head of the delegation of the Council of Europe's Congress...(>>>)
Georgia: Congress to observe Ajara Elections
18.06.04 - Strasbourg,
At the invitation of the Central Election Commission of Georgia, the Congress will be sending a delegation to observe the elections in the Autonomous Republic of Ajara, 20 June 2004. The delegation of the Congress, chaired by Joseph Borg (Malta), will meet the electoral commissions,...(>>>)
CD-ROM for Court’s judgments and decisions launched
15.06.04 - Strasbourg,
The European Court of Human Rights has today, 14 June 2004, officially launched its CD-ROM for HUDOC, the award-winning database of the Court’s judgments, decisions and related texts.(>>>)
Venice Commission to discuss draft Georgian law on the status of Adjara
15.06.04 - Strasbourg,
The Venice Commission, in the course of its plenary session in Venice on 18 and 19 June, will adopt an important opinion on the autonomous status of Adjara within Georgia. The request for the opinion was submitted by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on 26 May...(>>>)
Parliamentary Assembly’s summer session: highlights include monitoring of Turkey, domestic slavery and the media in Italy
14.06.04 - Strasbourg,
A recommendation to end the monitoring of Turkey, measures to combat the “domestic slavery” of au pairs and mail-order brides and a call for an end to political interference in the media in Italy are among issues to be debated during the Parliamentary Assembly’s summer session...(>>>)
Council of Europe conference to discuss the impact of media concentration
11.06.04 - Strasbourg,
The threat of concentrated media ownership to freedom of expression and pluralism is the theme of a conference organised by the Council of Europe and the South-East European Network for Professionalisation of the Media in Bled, Slovenia on 11 and 12 June. (>>>)
Round-table on the draft law of Georgia on “Freedom of Conscience and Religious Entities”
11.06.04 - Tbilisi,
A round-table on the draft law of Georgia on “Freedom of Conscience and Religious Entities” is held on 11 June at the Conference Hall of the Public Defender’s Office of Georgia. The meeting is organised by the Public Defender’s Office in co-operation with the OSCE Mission to...(>>>)
Council of Europe Secretariat’s Information and Assistance Mission to Georgia
10.06.04 - Tbilisi,
Visit of the CoE Secretariat’s Information and Assistance Mission to Georgia headed by Mr. Jean-Louis Laurens, Director of the Strategic Planning Directorate will take place form 9-14 June 2004. The mission will meet the President of Georgia, Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign...(>>>)
Sub-group Meeting on National Training Strategy for Local Government in Georgia
10.06.04 - Tbilisi,
In the framework of the European Commission and the Council of Europe Joint Programme the Sub-group meeting on the National Training Strategy for Local Government in Georgia will be held in Tbilisi on 10 June 2004. The meeting is organised by the Civitas Georgica in co-operation...(>>>)
Seminar on the Criminal Justice and the European Convention on Human Rights for Judges and Prosecutors
09.06.04 - Tbilisi,
The seminar in the framework of the Council of Europe/European Commission Joint Programme is organised by the Judicial Training Centre in co-operation with the Directorate General of Human Rights of the Council of Europe.(>>>)
48 countries review their preparations for European Heritage Days (EHD) 2004
08.06.04 - Strasbourg,
At a meeting on 10 and 11 June, coordinators from 48 European states will outline their plans for European Heritage Days 2004. They will focus particularly on their ways of highlighting the European dimension of this event, in which public interest grows with each year that goes...(>>>)
European Pharmacopoeia: 40 years of service to European public health
08.06.04 - Strasbourg,
The Council of Europe European Pharmacopoeia, the main tool for harmonising medicine quality in 31 Council of Europe member States as well as the European Union is celebrating 40 years of working in the service of public health. The highlight of the celebrations will be an official...(>>>)
Launch of CARDS Police Project against economic and organised crime in South-Eastern Europe
07.06.04 - Strasbourg,
CARDS Police is a joint project of the Council of Europe and the European Commission. The main objective of the conference, to take place in Strasbourg on 7 and 8 June 2004, is to launch the project aimed at strenghtening police capacities of South-Eastern European countries...(>>>)
New Publication: Council of Europe (2004)
07.06.04 - Tbilisi,
The Council of Europe Information Office in Tbilisi has published the annual brochure on CoE history and activities.(>>>)
The visit of the Council of Europe Mission on “Tbilisi Project”
04.06.04 - Tbilisi,
From 1 to 4 June 2004 the Council of Europe (Directorate for Culture and Cultural and Natural Heritage, DGIV) held a technical workshop at the CoE premises in Tbilisi with representatives of the main national institutions of Georgia and of Tbilisi’s municipal institutions responsible...(>>>)
Committee of Ministers' meeting with President of ECRI
03.06.04 - Strasbourg,
The Ministers' Deputies will devote a large part of their meeting on 3 June 2004 to human rights issues. Following a discussion with Michael Head, President of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance, they will examine the Commission's 2003 report. They will also...(>>>)
Assembly Summer session: draft order of business adopted
03.06.04 - Strasbourg,
The Assembly’s Bureau has just adopted the draft order of business for the Summer Session to take place in Strasbourg from 21 to 25 June 2004. The honouring of obligations and commitments by Turkey and by Bosnia and Herzegovina, domestic slavery and the electronic media in Italy,...(>>>)