1320th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies (20 June 2018)

Strasbourg

At their meeting on 20 June 2018, the Ministers' Deputies held exchanges of views with: Mr Jean-Paul Lehners, Chair of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), following his presentation of ECRI's annual report for 2017; Mr Rolf Wenzel, Governor of the Council of Europe...

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1319th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies (13 June 2018)

Strasbourg

At their meeting on 13 June 2018, the Ministers' Deputies held exchanges of views with: Ms Päivi Kaukoranta, Chair of the Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law (CAHDI), concerning the CAHDI's recent and future activities; Ambassador Tomáš Boček, Special Representative of the...

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1317th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies (30 May 2018)

30 May 2018 Strasbourg

At the start of the meeting, the Chair expressed the Committee’s condolences and solidarity after the terrorist attack in Liège (Belgium) on 29 May 2018. The Deputies then observed a minute’s silence in memory of the victims. The Deputies took a series of decisions on the follow-up to the 128th...

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Croatia takes over chairmanship of Committee of Ministers from Denmark

Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers 18 May 2018 Elsinore

The Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe today passed from Denmark to Croatia, at a meeting in Elsinore, Denmark, attended by representatives of its 47 member States. The outgoing Chair, Anders Samuelsen, Minister of Foreign affairs of Denmark, handed over to the...

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Danish Chairmanship concludes overwhelming support to start Council of Europe “Elsinore Reform Process“

Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers 18 May 2018 Elsinore

Responding to the need to resolve current political and financial challenges, Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen presented his conclusions of discussions at the Committee of Ministers meeting in Elsinore on 17 and 18 May. Speech

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Enhancing data protection globally: Council of Europe updates its landmark convention

Council of Europe 18 May 2018 Elsinore (Danemark)

Aiming to strengthen personal data protection at global scale, the Council of Europe today adopted an amending Protocol which updates its data protection convention, known as “Convention 108”. The modernisation of the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic...

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1316th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies (9, 14 and 15 May 2018)

9, 14 & 15 May 2018 Strasbourg

At their 1316th meeting, the Ministers' Deputies continued the preparation of the 128th Session of the Committee of Ministers, which will take place in Elsinore (Denmark) on 17-18 May 2018. In particular, they approved the text of the draft Protocol amending the Convention for the Protection of...

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Democratic security and data protection on the agenda as Committee of Ministers meets in Denmark

Committee of Ministers 17 May 2018 Strasbourg

The Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Council of Europe’s 47 member states are meeting in Elsinore (Denmark) on 18 May to discuss the challenges facing the Organisation. The Committee of Ministers should also adopt an amending protocol aimed at modernising the Convention for the Protection of...

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17 May 2018: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers 16 May 2018 Strasbourg

Statement by Eva Kjer Hansen, Minister for Equal Opportunities of Denmark, on behalf of the Chair of the Committee of Ministers

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Committee of Ministers Annual Session in Denmark

Committee of Ministers 11 May 2018 Strasbourg

At the closing of the meeting, Denmark will hand over the chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers to Croatia

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