04 juin 2018

Bulgaria: slight improvement in penitentiary establishments, but staffing still insufficient

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomThe Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee published a new report today following its visit to police, penitentiary, psychiatric establishments and social care establishments in Bulgaria in September – October 2017. More...

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5 May: Europe Day

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomOn 5 May 1949, the Council of Europe was founded to bring peace and prosperity to Europe after two world wars had cast their deadly shadow across the continent. More...

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Team from Spanish IE University wins 2018 edition of the European Human Rights Moot Court Competition

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomStudents from IE University (Spain) were declared winners of the sixth edition of the European Moot Court Competition in English on the European Convention on Human Rights, after beating a team from the King’s College London in the final round. The team from City University London, placed third. More...

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Committee of Ministers Annual Session in Denmark

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomThe agenda includes discussions on the state of democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Europe, securing the long-term effectiveness of the system of the European Convention on Human Rights and on co-operation with the European Union. More...

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Secretary General 2018 Report: Role of Institutions, Threats to Institutions

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomHuman rights, democracy and the rule of law depend on the institutions that give them form. But for populists, who invoke the proclaimed “will of the people”, these institutional checks and balances on power are often seen as an obstacle that should be subverted. More...

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