Presentation of the Council of Europe and Denmark’s Caucasus Programme
08.07.08 - Tbilisi,
The launching event of the Council of Europe and Denmark’s Caucasus programme (2008 - 2009) - Enhancing Good Governance, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Georiga - will be held on 8 July, 2008 at the hotel Tbilisi Marriott. The aim of the project, implemented by the Council...(>>>)
Launch of European Association of the Schools of Political Studies
08.07.08 - Strasbourg,
The Council of Europe announced on 4 July the establishment of the European Association of the Schools of Political Studies, in an effort to further enhance the visibility of its network of such institutions and consolidate their development. ''This Association gives us an opportunity...(>>>)
Council of Europe Secretary General Terry Davis condemns the bombing in the breakaway region of Georgia - Statement by Terry Davis, Secretary General of the Council of Europe
07.07.08 - Strasbourg,
“The bombing which killed four people last night in a café in the Georgian region of Abkhazia appears to be a terrorist act. These murders risk further aggravation of the tensions in the country, and I am very concerned that the situation may spin out of control.(>>>)
Council of Europe Secretary General: stop escalation of violence in South Ossetia - Statement by Terry Davis, Secretary General of the Council of Europe
04.07.08 - Strasbourg,
Reacting to reports that at least two people were killed last night as a result of shelling and shooting in Tskhinvali and nearby villages in the Georgian region of South Ossetia, Council of Europe Secretary General Terry Davis made the following declaration: “I am very concerned...(>>>)
Lluís Maria de Puig: “The release of Ingrid Betancourt is a victory for freedom”
04.07.08 - Strasbourg,
The President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Lluís Maria de Puig, welcomed the freeing of Ingrid Betancourt and 14 other hostages with great pleasure and relief.(>>>)
Council of Europe Secretary General and Russian President: Discussion on pan-European co-operation on Human Rights and the Rule of Law
02.07.08 - Moscow,
At their meeting, President Dmitryi Medvedev and Council of Europe Secretary General Terry Davis discussed the role of Russia in the pan–European architecture, the reform of the European Court of Human Rights and the current priorities of the Council of Europe, which include...(>>>)
Terry Davis: ''Legal instruments for the challenges of today''
02.07.08 - Strasbourg,
''We must ensure that member states have legal instruments adapted to their current needs and to the challenges they face today.'' During his 2 July speech to the Conference of Prosecutors General of Europe, in Saint Petersburg, the Secretary General also declared that there...(>>>)
Third Council of Europe Summer University underway in Strasbourg
01.07.08 - Strasbourg,
Some 600 participants from schools of political studies in 16 European countries are attending the Third Summer University for Democracy. The Summer University is the annual highlight of the Council of Europe schools of political studies which aim to train the next generation...(>>>)