A new Council of Europe Convention to protect children against sexual exploitation and abuse
16.07.07 - Strasbourg,
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has adopted the Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, which represents a major advance in this field.(>>>)
Video surveillance is a threat to fundamental freedoms, says a Venice Commission report
12.07.07 - Strasbourg,
The Council of Europe's European Commission for Democracy through Law (“Venice Commission”) has made public an opinion on the compatibility of video surveillance of public places by public operators with the protection of fundamental freedoms.(>>>)
The use of force must be categorically excluded from the solution of frozen conflicts, says PACE President following his visit to Georgia
07.07.07 - Strasbourg,
The solution of frozen conflicts is crucial for the future development of the South Caucasus region - but this solution must be achieved uniquely through peaceful means, declared the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Réné van der Linden, at the...(>>>)
Press-Conference of PACE President on his Official Visit to Georgia
06.07.07 - Tbilisi,
René van der Linden, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), is visiting Georgia from 5 to 7 July 2007. This will be his second visit to the countries of the southern Caucasus during his mandate. (>>>)
Frozen conflicts must be solved, says PACE President on eve of visit to Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia
03.07.07 - Strasbourg,
René van der Linden, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), is to visit Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia from 4 to 10 July 2007. This will be his second visit to the three countries of the southern Caucasus during his mandate. (>>>)
Council of Europe to host Summer University for Democracy
02.07.07 - Strasbourg,
Over 600 participants from Schools of political studies in 15 European countries will gather in Strasbourg from 2 to 6 July for the second Summer University for Democracy, organised by the Council of Europe.(>>>)