Thorbjørn Jagland and Antonio Miloshoski meet Mikheil Saakashvili
30.06.10 - Strasbourg,
The Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland and the Chairman of the Committe of Ministers Antonio Miloshoski are travelling to Georgia for a meeting with President Mikheil Saakashvili and other high officials on 2-3 July.(>>>)
Democratic development in Georgia ‘continues unabated’, say PACE monitors
29.06.10 - Strasbourg,
Democratic development in Georgia “continues unabated”, despite some set-backs and despite the war, PACE’s two monitoring co-rapporteurs on the country have said. In an information note on their visit to Tbilisi in March, made public today, Kastriot Islami(>>>)
Signatures and ratifications at the Council of Europe - Week from 21 to 25 June 2010
28.06.10 - Strasbourg,
Georgia signed : the European Convention on Consular Functions (CETS No. 061) (>>>)
Seminar on “Young Media Makers Preach and Practice Peaceful Journalism” to be held in Kobuleti
18.06.10 - Tbilisi,
24 young journalists and media makers from 13 member countries of the Council of Europe will discover what peace journalism is all about during the seminar on “Young Media Makers Preach and Practice Peaceful Journalism” to take place in Kobuleti, Georgia, on 19-26 June 2010....(>>>)
PACE summer session: Middle East tension, the H1N1 pandemic, Islamophobia, human rights in the North Caucasus
18.06.10 - Strasbourg,
A possible urgent debate on the flare-up of tension in the Middle East, as well as reports on the handling of the H1N1 pandemic, on Islamophobia and on legal remedies for human rights violations in the North Caucasus are among highlights of the summer session of the Parliamentary...(>>>)
Council of Europe’s Anti-Racism Commission publishes new report on Georgia
16.06.10 - Strasbourg,
The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) today published its third report on Georgia. ECRI’s Chair, Nils Muiznieks, pointed out positive initiatives in fighting discrimination on the grounds of “race”, colour, language, religion, nationality or national...(>>>)
PACE President to visit Georgia
10.06.10 - Strasbourg,
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), will make an official visit to Georgia from 13 to 15 June 2010. During his visit, he is due to meet the President of the Republic Mikhail Saakashvili, the Chairman of the Parliament...(>>>)
Committee of Ministers publishes decisions on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights
08.06.10 - Strasbourg,
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe concluded on 3 June 2010 its second special human rights meeting devoted to the supervision of the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. The decisions adopted directly at the meeting in some 20 cases...(>>>)
Electoral laws of Georgia, Moldova and Montenegro, new Constitution of Kyrgyzstan – the Venice Commission meets in plenary
02.06.10 - Venice,
the Venice Commission which is a consultative body of the Council of Europe on constitutional issues, advising member states on the basis of the international standards on the legal foundations of democratic societies.(>>>)
02.06.10 - Tbilisi,
How many parks are there in Tbilisi? How many people are there in Tbilisi’s parks? How many children playing are there in the parks? How many children live in IPDs settlements without a chance to play games? How much garbage is there on the streets? Simple questions. What about...(>>>)
Reform of European Court of Human Rights: Protocol No.14 enters into force
01.06.10 - Strasbourg,
Protocol No. 14 to the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, which aims to make the European Court of Human Rights more efficient, enters into force tomorrow. In a joint statement, Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, and Jean-Paul...(>>>)