1302bis meeting of the Ministers' Deputies (13 December 2017)

13 December 2017 Strasbourg

At their 1302bis meeting, the Ministers' Deputies held an exchange of views with Mr Michele Nicoletti, Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly, in the framework of his report "Call for a Council of Europe summit to reaffirm European unity and to defend and promote democratic security in Europe"....

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International Human Rights Day

Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers 10 December 2017 Strasbourg

Statement by Anders Samuelsen, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark and Chair of the Committee of Ministers

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Implementing European Court of Human Rights judgments

Committee of Ministers 5 December 2017 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers is holding its quarterly meeting to oversee member states’ execution of judgments from the European Court of Human Rights from 5 to 7 December. Information on the cases to be examined at the meeting is available here. Decisions taken by the committee...

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1301st meeting of the Ministers' Deputies (29 November 2017)

29 November 2017 Strasbourg

At their 1301st meeting, the Ministers' Deputies held an exchange of views with Mr Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, following the presentation of his 3rd quarterly activity report for 2017, which focuses on children’s rights, the situation of human rights...

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November)

Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers 24 November 2017 Strasbourg

Declaration by Karen Ellemann, Minister for Equal Opportunities, on behalf of the Danish Chairmanship

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1300th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies (21-23 November 2017)

21-23 November 2017 Strasbourg

At their 1300th meeting, the Ministers' Deputies adopted the Organisation’s Programme and Budget for 2018-2019, which is organised around the three pillars of democracy, human rights and the rule of law. They also decided to transmit to the Parliamentary Assembly, in accordance with Article 9,...

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Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner: shortlist announced

Committee of Ministers 23 November 2017 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers has submitted today a shortlist of three candidates for the post of Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner to the Organisation’s Parliamentary Assembly. The candidates are, in alphabetical order: - Mr Goran KLEMENČIČ (presented by Slovenia) - Mr Pierre-Yves LE...

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Committee of Ministers: the Czech Republic hands over chairmanship to Denmark

Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers 15 November 2017 Strasbourg

The Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe today passed from the Czech Republic to Denmark, at a meeting at the Organisation's Strasbourg headquarters, attended by representatives of its 47 member States. Before handing over the chairmanship to his successor, the...

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1299th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies (8 November 2017)

8 November 2017 Strasbourg

At their meeting on 8 November, the Ministers' Deputies took a series of decisions on the situation in Ukraine. In particular, they welcomed the progress achieved by Ukraine in its reform agenda and encouraged the continuation of the reform process, so as to ensure that Ukraine’s domestic...

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2017 Exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue

Council of Europe 2 November 2017 Strasbourg

“Migrants and refugees: challenges and opportunities - What role for religious and non- religious groups?”

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