The Council of Europe declares the 10th of October European Day against the Death Penalty
28.09.07 - Strasbourg,
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has decided to declare a “European Day against the Death Penalty”, which will be held annually on 10 October. On this occasion, the Committee expressed the hope that the European Union will join the initiative as soon as possible....(>>>)
Council of Europe boosts young people’ participation in the dialogue of civilisations and cultures
28.09.07 - Strasbourg,
Some 300 young people and youth organisations from different regions of the world are gathering in Mollina, Spain, from 30 September to 7 October to participate in the 8th University on Youth and Development. (>>>)
Secretary General welcomes the creation of the European Day against the Death Penalty by the Council of Europe
27.09.07 - Strasbourg,
“I strongly welcome last night’s decision by the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers to mark 10 October as the European Day against the Death penalty. It symbolises the work of the Council of Europe which has transformed our continent into a death penalty-free zone, on the...(>>>)
European Day of Languages: 26 September 2007
26.09.07 - Strasbourg,
“Language and language learning are essential to the promotion of the Council of Europe values of democracy and human rights,” said Terry Davis, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe. (>>>)
Graz Centre to discuss language education’s role in social cohesion
26.09.07 - Strasbourg,
The European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML) of the Council of Europe will mark the completion of its second medium-term programme by organising a conference devoted to “Languages for social cohesion – language education in a multilingual and multicultural Europe” in Graz,...(>>>)
Action against trafficking in human beings: the Council of Europe focuses on criminal and procedural measures
26.09.07 - Strasbourg,
The Council of Europe and the French Ministry of Justice are jointly organising an international seminar on criminal and procedural measures to combat trafficking in human beings, to be held in Paris on 27 and 28 September at 14 rue des Cévennes, 15th arrondissement (Michelet...(>>>)
Technical Assistance Project Supporting the Anti-corruption Strategy in Georgia - Call for Expression of Interest for Three National Long Term Adviser positions (NLTA)
25.09.07 - Tbilisi,
Call for Expression of Interest for Three National Long Term Adviser positions (NLTA)(>>>)
PACE session, Strasbourg, 1-5 October 2007 - Turkish and Montenegrin Presidents, Serb Prime Minister and Patriarch Alexy II to address PACE
23.09.07 - Strasbourg,
The newly-elected Turkish President Abdullah Gül will address the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) on 3 October at its autumn session (Strasbourg, 1-5 October 2007). Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and all Russia (2 October), Montenegrin President Filip Vujanović...(>>>)
Council of Europe conference in Belgrade to highlight judiciary’s role in human rights protection
23.09.07 - Strasbourg,
The role of national judicial systems in implementing the European Convention on Human Rights and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights will be discussed at the Council of Europe conference to be held in Belgrade on 20 and 21 September.(>>>)
European high-level conference on the implementation of the Council of Europe Disability Action Plan 2006-2015
19.09.07 - Strasbourg,
Implementation of the Council of Europe Disability Action Plan 2006-2015 will top the agenda at a European high-level conference to be held in Zagreb, Croatia, on 20 and 21 September. (>>>)
Belgrade hosts the 2007 European Heritage Days
18.09.07 - Strasbourg,
Events marking the 2007 European Heritage Days (EHD) will be held from 20 to 22 September in Belgrade (Serbia), under the Serbian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.(>>>)
Council of Europe conference to discuss international justice for children
17.09.07 - Strasbourg,
Improving children’s access to justice is the focus of a high level conference on International Justice for Children which will be held in Strasbourg on 17 and 18 September 2007. (>>>)
The Lisbon Network supports the 2nd edition of the 'Themis Showroom'
17.09.07 - Strasbourg,
Trainee magistrates from law schools across Europe will gather in Lisbon between 24 and 29 September, to discuss international cooperation in criminal and civil justice among other themes. The event is organised by the Portuguese Judicial Studies Centre (CEJ), with the support...(>>>)
Stunning Progress achieved in Georgia is an example for the whole region and beyond
13.09.07 - Tbilisi,
“In a remarkably short time, Georgia has made stunning progress in carrying out substantial economic, judicial and state reforms. It has laid the foundations that should allow Georgia to become a prosperous liberal market economy and a fully-fledged democracy governed by human...(>>>)
Chamber Hearing - The Georgian Labour Party V. Georgia (No. 2)
05.09.07 -
The European Court of Human Rights was holding on Tuesday 4 September 2007 at 9 a.m. a Chamber hearing on the merits in the case of The Georgian Labour Party v. Georgia (No. 2) (application no. 9103/04). The hearing was broadcasted from 2.30 p.m. on the Court’s Internet site...(>>>)