Council of Europe


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Council of Europe

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an association of European states, established in 1949 to promote unity between its members, defend human rights, and increase social and economic progress

Council of Europe

An organization established in 1949 to achieve greater European unity, matters of national defense being excluded. Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden were original members. Greece, Iceland and Turkey joined later in 1949, then West Germany (1951), Austria (1956), Cyprus (1961), Switzerland (1963), and Malta (1965). (Greece withdrew in 1969.)
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The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is one of the two statutory organs of the Council of Europe, an international organisation dedicated to upholding human rights, democracy and the rule of law.
during Armenia's Chairmanship of Council of Europe Committee of Ministers?
Speaker Jeenbekov underlined readiness of Kyrgyzstan to further develop parliamentary democracy with assistance of such international organizations as Council of Europe, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, European Union.
Kyriakidou will participate in the meeting in her capacity as vice chairwoman of the Subcommittee on the Rights of Minorities of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
At the session, Austria handed over the 6-month rotating presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe to Azerbaijan.
BDI refused to comment on the criticisms from the international representatives but off the record they tried to minimize the importance of the Council of Europe as an international organization referring to it as an NGO.
Strasbourg: The Council of Europe has proposed introducing export controls of surveillance technology to protect citizens from abusive online snooping after a whistleblower revealed a US spy programme that sparked a fierce debate on privacy.
The European Union and the Council of Europe encourage all European States which have not yet abolished the death penalty de iure under all circumstances, to do so by ratifying the relevant protocols to the European Convention on Human Rights.
Morocco can only reiterate its appeal to its key partners, especially the EU and the Council of Europe to continue to provide support and expertise in order to back this reform momentum" on which it has embarked," Foreign Minister Saad Dine El Otmani told, on Tuesday in Strasbourg, the plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
The Pompidou Group, an organ within the Council of Europe for the fight against drug abuse and illicit trafficking in drugs, started its activities in the Mediterranean Region in Malta in 1999 by holding a conference on "co-operation in the Mediterranean region on drug use: setting-up networks in the Mediterranean region".
rn Jagland, will visit Tunisia on Monday, to explore with the Tunisian authorities, the possibilities of co-operation that the Council of Europe.

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