Adoption of a new recommendation for better governance in sport

Committee of Ministers 12 December 2018 Strasbourg

How to promote good governance in sport? In a Recommendation adopted today, the Committee of Ministers invites European governments to take measures, aimed in particular at better fighting corruption in sport. In order to foster a culture of good governance at all levels, the 47 member States of...

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Shooting at the Strasbourg Christmas Market

Presidency of the Committee of Ministers 12 December 2018 Strasbourg

Statement by Timo Soini, Chair of the Committee of Ministers and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland

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Meeting of the Ministers' Deputies on 12 December 2018

Strasbourg

At the start of their 1332nd meeting, the Chairperson expressed the Committee’s condolences and solidarity after the shooting in Strasbourg, on 11 December, and the Deputies observed a minute’s silence. They held exchanges of views with: Mr Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for...

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Human Rights Day 10 December 2018

Presidency of the Committee of Ministers 10 December 2018 Strasbourg

Statement by Timo Soini, Chair of the Committee of Ministers and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland

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Implementing ECHR judgments: Latest decisions from the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers

Committee of Ministers 7 December 2018 Strasbourg

The latest case-by-case decisions on the implementation of judgments and decisions from the European Court of Human Rights have been published by the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers. The committee adopted 37 decisions concerning 20 member states at the end of its quarterly human rights...

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Implementing European Court of Human Rights judgments

Committee of Ministers 4 December 2018 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers is holding its quarterly meeting to oversee the execution of judgments and decisions from the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg from 4 to 6 December. Decisions taken by the committee will be published on the Council of Europe website as...

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Statement by Timo Soini, Chair of the Committee of Ministers on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Presidency of the Committee of Ministers 3 December 2018 Strasbourg

“The Council of Europe strives to protect and promote human rights of all, including people with disabilities of which there are an estimated 80 million in Europe,” Mr Timo Soini, Chair of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland pointed out...

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Statement by Timo Soini, Chair of the Committee of Ministers, on death penalty in Belarus

Presidency of the Committee of Ministers 29 November 2018 Strasbourg

“I deeply regret the reported executions of Mr Syamyon Berazhny and Mr Ihar Hershankow in Belarus, which were carried out despite the strong call made by the Committee of Ministers in October 2018 to the authorities of Belarus to establish a formal moratorium on executions as a first step towards...

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Meeting of the Ministers' Deputies on 28 November 2018

Strasbourg

At their 1330th meeting, the Ministers' Deputies adopted Recommendation CM/Rec(2018)11 on the need to strengthen the protection and promotion of the civil society space in Europe and encouraged member States to continue their efforts in this respect. They also took a series of decisions to...

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Statement by Timo Soini, Chair of the Committee of Ministers, on the situation in the Azov Sea and Kerch Strait

Presidency of the Committee of Ministers 26 November 2018 Strasbourg

Mr Timo Soini, Chair of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, today made the following statement: “I am deeply concerned about the current situation in the Sea of Azov and Kerch Strait following the grave incidents that took place yesterday....

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Presidency of the Committee of Ministers 25 November 2018 Strasbourg

Declaration by the Finnish Presidency of the Committee of Ministers

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Committee of Ministers: Croatia hands over presidency to Finland

Committee of Ministers 21 November 2018 Strasbourg

The Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe today passed from Croatia to Finland, at a meeting at the Organisation’s Strasbourg headquarters, attended by representatives of its 47 member States. The outgoing Chair, Marija Pejčinović Burić, Deputy Prime Minister and...

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Universal Children’s Day (20 November)

Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers 19 November 2018 Strasbourg

Statement by Marija Pejčinović Burić, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia, Chairperson of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

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Execution of Mr Roberto Ramos Moreno (USA)

Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers 15 November 2018 Strasbourg

Statement by Marija Pejčinović Burić, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia, Chairperson of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

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Meeting of the Ministers' Deputies on 14 November 2018

Strasbourg

At their 1329th meeting, the Ministers' Deputies held exchanges of views with: Mr Jacek Czaputowicz, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Poland, on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the independence of Poland; Ms Michèle Coninsx, Assistant Secretary General, Executive Director of the UN...

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International Day of Tolerance, 16 November

Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers 14 November 2018 Strasbourg

Statement by Marija Pejčinović Burić, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia, Chair of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

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Meeting of the Ministers' Deputies on 24 October 2018

Strasbourg

At their 1328th meeting, the Ministers' Deputies took a series of decisions concerning the Council of Europe budgets for 2019. They adopted a resolution on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Slovenia and two resolutions in the context of...

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Meeting of the Ministers' Deputies on 12 and 17 October 2018

Strasbourg

At their 1327th meeting, the Ministers' Deputies held their six-monthly review of the situation with regard to the abolition of the death penalty and took several decisions concerning Council of Europe member and observer States, as well as Belarus. In particular, the Deputies deeply deplored the...

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‘Pursuing a constructive dialogue between the Committee of Ministers and the Assembly’

Parliamentary Assembly Session 10 October 2018 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers is determined to pursue a constructive dialogue and close co-operation with the Assembly. It is by joining forces that we can meet current challenges and protect human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Europe,” said Marija Pejčinović Burić, Deputy Prime Minister...

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European Day for Organ Donation and Transplantation (EODD) 2018

Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers 9 October 2018 Strasbourg

Statement by Marija Pejčinović Burić, Chair of the Committee of Ministers, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia

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