10 mars 2019

Death penalty: Filling Europe’s black hole

Conseil de l'EuropeThe 47-nation Council of Europe is co-organising a round table on capital punishment in Belarus on Thursday 28 February as part of the World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Brussels. More...

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International Women’s Day (8 March)

Conseil de l'Europe“I feel honoured to be able to celebrate the International Women’s Day in the framework of the Finnish Presidency of the Committee of Ministers”, said Timo Soini, Chair of the Committee of Ministers and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland. More...

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International Women’s Day

Conseil de l'EuropeEver since it was signed in Istanbul in 2011, the Council of Europe’s Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (known as “Istanbul convention”) has proven to be an increasingly effective and recognised international legal instrument. More...

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Parliamentary Assembly President calls for action to end violence against women

Conseil de l'EuropeSpeaking on the eve of International Women's Day (8 March), the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Liliane Maury Pasquier urged strong action against sexism and violence against women, driven by ongoing inequality between women and men. More...

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We need to stand up for women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights

Conseil de l'EuropeWomen’s rights are human rights and gender equality is a fundamental value of our societies, enshrined in human rights treaties. Nevertheless, progress in advancing women’s rights has not been straightforward. We need to stand up for gender equality and reverse any stagnation in its implementation. More...

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Maintaining public order and freedom of assembly in the context of the “yellow vest” movement: recommendations

Conseil de l'EuropeIn a memorandum containing her observations on the events linked to the so-called yellow vest movement, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, invites the French authorities to show more respect for human rights during operations aimed at maintaining public order and refrain from introducing excessive restrictions to freedom of peaceful assembly through the bill on strengthening and guaranteeing public order at demonstrations. More...

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Two awards won at the Césars French film festival for “Les Chatouilles”, a story of child sexual abuse

Conseil de l'EuropeThe film “Les Chatouilles” (co-directed by Andréa Bescon and Eric Métayer) won César awards at the ceremony held on 22 February 2019 in two categories: best supporting actress for Karin Viard, and best adaptation of a theatre play for the two co-directors. More...

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Criminal Justice in Cyberspace Conference in Bucharest

Conseil de l'EuropeIn today’s ultra-connected world, criminal justice is a crucial response to cybercrime. While cybercriminals are increasingly using cyberspace to conduct their offences against the law, criminal justice authorities are faced with complex challenges worldwide. Since cyber threats are touching upon core values of our societies, the Ministry of Justice of Romania is organising, in co-operation with the Council of Europe, the international conference on Criminal Justice in Cyberspace (26th -27th February, Athénée Palace Hilton Hotel), in the framework of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. More...

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Five nominations for the child sexual abuse film “Les Chatouilles” in the Césars French film award

Conseil de l'EuropeThe film “Les Chatouilles” (co-directed by Andréa Bescon and Eric Métayer) has been nominated for 5 categories of the French Césars Award contest: best first film, best actress and best actor in a supporting role, best adaptation and best editing. More...

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The Netherlands needs to enhance measures to preserve integrity in the government and in the police

Conseil de l'EuropeIn an evaluation report published today, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) called for measures to prevent corruption in the Netherlands in respect of persons entrusted with top executive functions, including ministers, state secretaries, political advisors; and in respect of members of law enforcement agencies: the National Police and the Royal Marechaussee. More...

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