Council of Europe Secretary General Jagland in Moscow for talks with Foreign Minister Lavrov and meetings with civil society representatives

Strasbourg , 

Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland will be in Moscow on 27-28 November for a working visit. He will meet with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Justice Minister Alexander Konovalov and Ella Pamfilova, Commissioner for Human Rights.

The Secretary General will hold talks with representatives of civil society, visit the headquarters of the Memorial Society and meet with Ludmila Alexeyeva, Head of the Moscow Helsinki Group.

Press conference

Following the meeting with the Foreign Minister Lavrov on 28 November, a joint press briefing will take place approximately at 15.00. Please contact the Department of Information of the Russian Foreign Ministry at for accreditation.

Media contact

Daniel Höltgen
Spokesperson of the Secretary General
Council of Europe
Mob.: +33 6 68 29 87 51