22 juin 2019

Moldova: dissolution of parliament did not meet required conditions

Conseil de l'EuropeIn an opinion adopted today, the Council of Europe’s constitutional law experts, the Venice Commission, found that the conditions for the dissolution of parliament clearly did not exist in the Republic of Moldova on 7 or 8 June 2019. More...

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Better police training to deter anti-Roma hate crimes

Conseil de l'EuropeA Council of Europe conference in Odessa (Ukraine) from 24-25 June brings together representatives from police forces of Moldova, Slovakia and Ukraine to discuss hate crimes against Roma people in the three countries and how to better prevent such crimes. The two-day meeting will be held in the premises of Odessa State University of Internal Affairs. More...

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Italy ratifies Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions

Conseil de l'EuropeItaly has ratified the Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions, during a ceremony today at the Palais de l’Europe, with Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni and Ambassador Michele Giacomelli, Permanent Representative of Italy to the Council of Europe.. More...

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Strengthening data protection globally with “Convention 108+”

Conseil de l'EuropeAn international conference in Strasbourg on 12 June will discuss the role of the Council of Europe’s modernised data protection convention, “Convention 108+”, in fostering a common legal regime for data protection at global level and the need for states to accede swiftly to this treaty. More...

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GRECO: looking ahead after 20 years fighting corruption

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) is organising an international conference in Strasbourg on 17 June to mark its 20th anniversary. More...

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European Dialogue on Internet Governance in The Hague

Conseil de l'EuropeOrganised under the theme “Co-operating in the digital age”, the event will bring together representatives of governments, international organisations, business, civil society, academia and the technical community to exchange views about the Internet and how it is governed. More...

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Statement of the Secretary General on the situation in the Republic of Moldova and the Venice Commission

Conseil de l'EuropeI am extremely concerned by the latest developments in the Republic of Moldova. I call on the democratically elected Parliament, the legitimate Government and all political forces to act with restraint and responsibility. Recent decisions of the Constitutional Court are difficult to understand and seem to be arbitrary in the light of the text of the Constitution and of international rule of law standards. More...

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Member states must assume more responsibility for rescuing migrants at sea and protecting their rights

Conseil de l'Europe“European states’ approach to migration in the Mediterranean Sea has become much too focused on preventing refugees and migrants from reaching European shores, and too little on the humanitarian and human rights aspects. This approach is having tragic consequences”, said Dunja Mijatović, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, while releasing a Recommendation today which identifies the deficiencies of this approach, and aims at helping member states to reframe their response according to human rights standards. More...

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Statement concerning Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov

Conseil de l'EuropeFreedom of expression and the right to security are fundamental in a democratic society and law enforcement bodies must also defend these values. More...

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