Secretary General to attend meetings at United Nations
25.07.05 - Strasbourg,
On Sunday 24 July, Terry Davis attended the Consultation, in New-York, on Options and Techniques for Quiet Diplomacy, at the invitation of Max van der Stoel, Minister of State of the Netherlands. On 25 and 26 July, the Secretary General will participate in the 6th High-Level...(>>>)
The Council of Europe Publications
21.07.05 - Tbilisi,
The Council of Europe Information Office in Tbilisi has published in Georgian language the handbook on “Guide to the Implementation of Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights”. This publication covers the following themes:(>>>)
The 6th Executive Board Meeting of the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia (NALAG)
19.07.05 - Tbilisi,
The 6th Executive Board Meeting of the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia, organised with the financial support of the Council of Europe and the European Commission Joint Programme in the framework of a joint activity implemented by the Congress of Local and...(>>>)
Terry Davis: ''Let us join our efforts in working towards making Europe a safe and secure place for future generations''.
15.07.05 - Strasbourg,
''The Council of Europe and the OSCE have very different origins, but they both deal with human rights, the rule of law, trafficking in human beings or the fight against terrorism'' declared the Secretary General at the meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council, on 14 July in Vienna...(>>>)
Committee of Ministers adopts second interim resolution in the case of Ilaşcu and others against Moldova and the Russian Federation
15.07.05 - Strasbourg,
This morning, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted a second interim resolution concerning the execution of the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Ilaşcu and others against Moldova and the Russian Federation, which was delivered...(>>>)
Congress: A minute's silence in memory of the victims of London attacks
13.07.05 - Strasbourg,
The first meeting of the Bureau of the Congress after the London bomb attacks met in Paris on 12 July under the Chairmanship of Halvdan Skard. The Bureau strongly condemned these attacks and held a minute's silence in memory of all the victims. The Congress will continue the...(>>>)
Invitation to the Pan-European Forum on Human Rights in the Information Society: Responsible Behaviour By Key Actors
13.07.05 - Strasbourg,
Interested persons who will actively contribute to the debates and results of the Forum (12-13 September 2005) should apply to the Media Division of the Council of Europe enclosing a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation explaining their interests and credentials, before...(>>>)
Registration for the conference on combating economic crime
12.07.05 - Strasbourg,
In the framework of the Portuguese Presidency the Council of Europe and the Ministry of Justice of Portugal are organising a ''Conference on Combating Economic Crime'' from 28 to 30 September near Lisbon. Practitioners from various States and the private sectors are invited to...(>>>)
Training of teachers of the Georgian Police Academy on Police Organisation & Human rights
11.07.05 - Tbilisi,
Seminar on “training of teachers of the Georgian Police Academy on Police organisation & human rights” organised by the Georgian Police Academy at the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia in co-operation with the “Police and Human Rights –Beyond 2000” Programme will be held...(>>>)
Opening of the conference in Ljubljana on combatting sexual exploitation and abuse of children
08.07.05 - Strasbourg,
Council of Europe Director General of Legal Affairs Guy de Vel today called on countries to use all the powers at their disposal to combat child sex abuse. Speaking at the opening of a conference in Ljubljana on combating sexual exploitation and abuse of children, he said states'...(>>>)
Council of Europe condemnation after London attacks
08.07.05 - Strasbourg,
In reaction to the series of bomb attacks in London, the Committee of Ministers declared that ''the cowardly attacks which have just been inflicted on London reinforce its determination to pursue its action against this scourge, within the framework of international action under...(>>>)
Committee of Ministers: Presentation of the priorities of the UK presidency of the European Union
07.07.05 - Strasbourg,
The Minister of State for Europe, Douglas Alexander, presented the priorities of the UK Presidency of the European Union to the Ministers Deputies. The implementation of the decisions of the Warsaw Summit, and in particular the negotiations soon to begin between the Council of...(>>>)
New look for the Education Newsletter
07.07.05 - Strasbourg,
Issue No.17 of the Education Newsletter, which has been given a more modern, more attractive design to keep abreast of the changes and challenges of today, is now available. The restyled Newsletter will be published three times a year to keep you regularly informed of our activities....(>>>)
Joint Declaration by Council of Europe Secretary General Terry Davis and European Commission Vice-President Franco Frattini
06.07.05 - Strasbourg,
Secretary General of the Council of Europe Terry Davis and European Commission Vice-President Franco Frattini (Justice, Freedom and Security) met yesterday to continue discussions on the proposed European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and its cooperation with the Council...(>>>)
Conference on the Role of the Office of the State Representative to the European Court of Human Rights
06.07.05 - Tbilisi,
A two-day conference on “the role of the Office of the State Representative to the European Court of Human Rights” is held on 6-7 July at the Tbilisi Marriott Hotel. (>>>)
Conference in Lisbon on the 20th anniversary of the Council of Europe Charter of Local Self-Government
05.07.05 - Strasbourg,
A conference in Lisbon on 8 July will mark the 20th anniversary of the Charter of Local Self-Government. The event is being organised jointly by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, and the National Association of Portuguese Municipalities,...(>>>)
EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS Press release issued by the Registrar ECHR launches its new Internet site
05.07.05 - Strasbourg,
The European Court of Human Rights is launching its newly-designed Internet site on 5 July 2005 (www.echr.coe.int). The Internet site design was developed by Actweb, a Strasbourg-based design company and implemented by the Court’s IT Division. The website of the Court has been...(>>>)
National Workshop on the Decentralization strategy of Georgia with Specific Focus on Administrative and Territorial Reform, Administrative Supervision over Local Authorities’ Action and Status of Local Staff
05.07.05 - Tbilisi,
The national workshop on the decentralization strategy of Georgia is being held in Tbilisi on 5-6 July 2005. The workshop within the framework of the Council of Europe and the European Commission Joint Programme is organised by the Council of Europe Directorate of Co-operation...(>>>)
The “Ballons Rouges” in Georgia
05.07.05 - Grigoleti,
The Council of Europe project “Ballons Rouges” will take place on the shore of the Black Sea in Grigoleti at the Camping Centre “Kvavilnari”. The aim of this initiative is the social rehabilitation of the young members from the families of refugees’ and IDPs by the means of...(>>>)
World partners join Council of Europe to reveal extent of violence against children in Europe and Central Asia
04.07.05 - Strasbourg,
Violence against Children is the focus of a major consultation to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, between 5 and 7 July 2005. (Grand Hotel Union, Miklošičeva, Ljubljana 1000). (>>>)
Terry Davis of ECAC: advancing democracy by bringing people from different nations together
01.07.05 - Strasbourg,
''All this time, the Council of Europe has been there by your side, commenting on what you do, encouraging you to take action, urging you on, sometimes even expressing criticism – which we hope has been constructive,'' declared the Secretary General at the 50th anniversary of...(>>>)
Council of Europe Anti-Torture Committee publishes report on Georgia
01.07.05 - Strasbourg,
The Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published today its second report on Georgia. The report concerns the CPT’s periodic visit to that country which took place in two parts: in November 2003...(>>>)
Training Seminar on the European Convention on Human Rights
01.07.05 - Tbilisi,
The Training Seminar on the European Convention on Human Rights is held on 1-4 July 2005 in Tbilisi. The seminar, organised by the Council of Europe Directorate General II of Human Rights, Council of Europe Information Office in Tbilisi, Special Representative of the Secretary...(>>>)
PACE seminar on population displacement in the southern Caucasus
01.07.05 - Strasbourg,
The Sub-Committee on Refugees of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is holding a seminar on population displacement in the southern Caucasus, on 4 July in Baku (Azerbaijan). The event will discuss aid to refugees and their legal protection, hostage-taking...(>>>)
Press-Conference
01.07.05 - Tbilisi,
Following the Training of Trainers for the Prison Staff, on 2 July 2005 (Satyrday) at. 3.00 the Council of Europe information Office in Georgia (7 Erekle II Lane) will host the press-conference on the results of the seminar and the future cooperation between the Council of Europe...(>>>)