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Events which took place in 2012 on the death penalty

Rabat regional Congress on the Death Penalty (18-20 October 2012, Morocco)

The Regional Congress in Rabat adopted a Final statement.

European and World Day against the Death Penalty (10 October 2012)

Thorbj°rn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, and Catherine Ashton, Vice-President of the European Commission and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, issued a Joint Declaration. The Committee of Ministers also issued a Declaration.

Roundtable on the abolition of the Death Penalty (8 October 2012, Madrid)

The Council of Europe was represented by J÷rg Polakiewicz, then Head of the Human Rights Policy and Development Department, who intervened ľ link to speech.