Pressure grows on EU member states to agree migrant disembarkation scheme

By |oktober 8th, 2019|Amnesty Iinternational, Council of Europe, Italy, Lybia, Mediterranean Sea, Migration, MSF, News, search and rescue|

The Council of Europe and NGOs have urged EU countries to agree on a "sustainable and predictable" mechanism for disembarking people rescued in the Mediterranean, ahead of an EU meeting of interior ministers.

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25 years fighting racism and intolerance across Europe

By |september 27th, 2019|Council of Europe, Discrimination, human rights, News, Racism|

As the Council of Europe’s European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) marks its 25th anniversary. Maria Pejčinović Burić takes stock of its successes and future priorities.

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PACE’s Russian restoration will set a dangerous new precedent in Europe

By |julij 5th, 2019|Council of Europe, Crimea annexation, Cyprus, MH17, News, PACE, rogue countries, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine crisis|

Despite its continued meddling in European affairs, Russia has been reinstated in the Council of Europe, with full voting powers. The decision will only encourage Moscow to continue its erratic behaviour on the European continent while others, like Tur...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za PACE’s Russian restoration will set a dangerous new precedent in Europe

Council of Europe elects new chief amid row over Russia

By |junij 27th, 2019|Council of Europe, Marija Pejcinovic Buric, News, PACE, Russia, Ukraine|

Europe’s leading democracy and human rights organisation elected a new leadership late on Wednesday (26 June), overshadowed by the walk-out of several delegations following the ratification of Russia’s return to the assembly. With 159 votes from 268 members of the...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Council of Europe elects new chief amid row over Russia

Ukraine’s message: Values mean values, without any ‘buts’

By |junij 26th, 2019|Council of Europe, Crimea annexation, News, PACE, Russia, Ukraine|

Who are those ready to forgive Russia thousands of killed Ukrainians and millions of internally displaced persons, and pardon Moscow for the occupation of 7% of Ukraine’s territory, Mykola Tochytskyi asks in this exclusive opinion piece.

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Ukraine slams Russia’s reintegration into the Council of Europe

By |junij 26th, 2019|Council of Europe, Crimea annexation, France, Germany, News, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman|

Ukraine on Tuesday (25 June) slammed as an “unacceptable concession to Russia” the decision of the Council of Europe to re-admit Russia, after the country was stripped of voting rights following the 2014 annexation of Crimea.

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Council of Europe assembly authorises Russia’s return

By |junij 25th, 2019|Council of Europe, Crimea annexation, Didier Reynders, Marija Pejcinovic Buric, News, Russia, top jobs, Ukraine, Ukraine crisis|

The Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly agreed Tuesday (25 June) to allow Russian representatives to return to the body, five years after it was stripped of its voting rights over the annexation of Crimea.

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Europe’s media freedom increasingly under attack, report warns

By |februar 13th, 2019|Council of Europe, freedom of speech, impunity, journalism, media freedom, News|

A "climate of impunity" has taken hold in parts of Europe, where media freedom is increasingly under attack, the annual report to the Council of Europe Platform for the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists has warned.

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Trans-Europe Express – Songs about land and ice

By |februar 1st, 2019|Arctic, Council of Europe, Finland, human rights, indigenous people, News, Norway, sami|

Northern Europe's indigenous Arctic people battle to maintain traditions as their culture and age-old way of life is increasingly threatened by climate change and globalisation.

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Russian MPs prolong payments freeze to Council of Europe

By |januar 18th, 2019|Council of Europe, Crimea annexation, human rights, News, Russia|

Russia's parliament voted Thursday (17 January) against sending delegates or paying contributions to the Council of Europe, increasing the risk of ultimate exclusion from the rights body and the European Court of Human Rights.

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