Secretary General meets Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine

Secretary General 25 November 2021 Strasbourg

Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has met in Strasbourg with Oleksandr Tkachenko, Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine. They have discussed co-operation in the culture, heritage and landscape field, as well as media, anti-discrimination and the...

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International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women: Secretary General exchanges views with Italian Equal Opportunities and Family Minister Bonetti

Council of Europe 25 November 2021 Strasbourg

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has exchanged views with the Italian Minister for Equal Opportunities and Family Elena Bonetti. The meeting focused on the fight against violence on women and domestic violence in the...

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Italy and the Council of Europe call for end to violence against women, including online

Council of Europe 25 November 2021 Strasbourg

We have the tools to overcome the mounting threat of violence against women and girls, including online violence. Joint statement by Elena Bonetti, Italian Minister for equal opportunities and family and Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić. We mark in 2021 the anniversary...

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Council of Europe Secretary General reacts to today’s judgment from Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal

Secretary General 24 November 2021 Strasbourg

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, has made the following statement in response to today’s judgment from the Polish Constitutional Tribunal: “All 47 Council of Europe member states, including Poland, have undertaken to secure the rights and freedoms set out...

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Secretary General meets Minister of Labour and Social Policy of North Macedonia

Secretary General 24 November 2021 Strasbourg

Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has met in Strasbourg with Jagoda Shahpaska, Minister of Labour and Social Policy of North Macedonia. Earlier the Minister delivered an opening statement at the International Roma Women’s Conference “Protecting the Human Rights and...

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Secretary General meets with Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

Secretary General 24 November 2021 Strasbourg

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, has met in Strasbourg with Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Belarusian opposition leader. They discussed the situation in Belarus in the light of recent developments in the area of human rights, democracy, and the rule of law.

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UNWTO and Council of Europe to Promote Cultural Routes

Council of Europe 23 November 2021 Strasbourg

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the Council of Europe will work together to develop the opportunities tourism offers to local communities and to enhance the tourist experience along the European region’s Cultural Routes. The joint actions will be aimed at recognising the...

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Secretary General visits the Republic of Moldova

Secretary General 22 November 2021 Strasbourg

The Secretary General paid an official visit to the Republic of Moldova on 22 November. She met the President of the Republic, Maia Sandu; the Prime Minister, Natalia Gavrilița; the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Nicu Popescu; the President of the...

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Secretary General meets Prime Minister of Montenegro

Secretary General 18 November 2021 Strasbourg

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, has met with the Prime Minister of Montenegro Zdravko Krivokapić in Strasbourg. They discussed co-operation between Montenegro and the Council of Europe and the priorities and future outlook of the Organisation. Montenegro...

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Council of Europe Secretary General concerned about tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Secretary General 17 November 2021 Strasbourg

The Secretary General of the 47-nation Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, has made the following statement concerning relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan: “I am concerned about reports of on-going incidents between Armenia and Azerbaijan that have already cost human lives. News of a...

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