Council of Europe Raoul Wallenberg Prize Award ceremony

Strasbourg (Lobby of the Committee of Ministers, 1pm) 17 January
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The Award Ceremony for the Raoul Wallenberg Prize will take place on the date of Raoul Wallenberg’s arrest in Budapest in 1945. The 10,000 EUR Prize was established in 2012 to reward extraordinary humanitarian achievements by individuals and organisations. Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland will award the prize to the winner to be announced on the day of the event.

The award ceremony is open to the media.


Other events

15 January, Strasbourg

The Council of Europe will publish a new study by the Migration Policy Group on the Intercultural integration approach and intercultural policies, based on the Council of Europe model.

Contact: Giuseppe Zaffuto, tel. +33 3 90 21 56 04

16 January, Strasbourg

The European Court of Human Rights will notify in writing 16 judgments concerning Hungary, the Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Spain and Turkey.

More information - ECHR website, tel. +33 3 90 21 42 08

16 January, Paris

A Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) sub-committee dealing with conflicts between member States will be holding a round table on the Transnistrian settlement process. The meeting, in which high-level representatives of the Moldovan authorities and the Transnistrian de facto authorities will take part, as well as representatives of international organisations and civil society, will in particular consider the political aspects of the Transnistrian settlement process.

The meeting, which will be held in camera, will not be open to the press.

Draft agenda

16 January, Brussels

The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities will co-organise a high level meeting with the European Committee of the Regions. The participants will discuss thematic priorities and joint activities in 2018, in particular migration, fight against corruption, development of democracy and observation of elections. They will also exchange views on the situation in Mostar and debate on the adoption of a revised cooperation agreement.

Contact: Tatiana Baeva, tel. +33 3 88 41 21 41

17 January, Strasbourg

The European Court of Human Rights will hold a Grand Chamber hearing in the case of S., V. and A. v. Denmark (9.15 a.m.)

This case concerns the detention of football supporters to prevent hooligan violence.

More information - ECHR website, tel. +33 3 90 21 42 08

18 January, Strasbourg

The European Court of Human Rights will notify in writing 35 judgments and/or decisions concerning Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Greece, Ireland, Poland, the Republic of Moldova, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.

More information - ECHR website, tel. +33 3 90 21 42 08

19 January, Oslo

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland will carry out a working visit to Norway.

Contact: Daniel Höltgen, tel. +33 6 68 29 87 51

Contacts Contacts

Council of Europe Media Relations Division:
 

pressunit@coe.int
 

+33 3 88 41 25 60