National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia

The National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia Was set up in 2003 by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe under the instruction of the Council of Europe and the European Commissionin order to carry out a new gasket activity for setting up a national association of local authorities in Georgia . Read More…

INGOs Conference of the Council of Europe

The INGO (International Non-governmental Organizations) Conference is the body of the civil society in the Council of Europe , a European organization founded in 1949. The Council of Europe has 47 member States with some 800 million citizens and its seat is in Strasbourg , France .

The INGO Conference of the Council of Europe is a space for free and innovative participation of committed citizens, offering the possibility to contribute directly to the construction of Europe. It is the only assembly of NGOs playing an institutional role in an international intergovernmental organization . Read More…

Ministers Deputies

The Ministers‘ Deputies are the representatives of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers at Strasbourg . While the Committee of Ministers is the executive organ of the Council of Europe, it actually only meets the year in Strasbourg, in what is known to the ministerial sessions. They are the permanent representatives , mostly of ambassadorial rank, the heads of their countries‘ diplomatic missions in Strasbourg. So most of the time that the Committee of Ministers is actually having something, it is actually the deputies who have taken the decision. Their decisions have the same weight and effect as the Committee of Ministers. Read More…

Yavuz Mildon

Yavuz Mildon (born 1 June 1955 in Turkey ) is a Turkish politician of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) and the former president of the Congress of the Council of Europe . Read More…

Ian Micallef

Ian Micallef (born 6 September 1969, Gzira , Malta ) is the President of the Chamber of Local Authorities of the Congress of the Council of Europe . He was elected to May 2006 and re-elected on May 27, 2008 for a two-year period; he was also Acting President of the Congress from December 2008 to October 2010.

A specialist in European law , Micallef served as a municipal councilor for Gzira , in Malta , between 1994 and 2012; he acted as Chair of the Association of Local Councils of Malta between 1996 and 2012. [1] Read More…

Dick Marty

Dick Marty (born January 7, 1945, in Sorengo ) is a Swiss politician ( FDP.The Liberals ) and a state prosecutor of the canton of Ticino . He is a member of the Swiss Council of States (since 1995), and is a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe . Read More…

Paul MG Lévy

Paul Michel Gabriel Baron Lévy (November 27, 1910 – August 16, 2002) was a Belgian journalist and professor. He was born in Brussels and was a Holocaust survivor . He worked for many years as Director of Information at the Council of Europe , helping to create the Flag of Europe in the 1950s in collaboration with Arsène Heitz . Read More…

Tiny Kox

Martinus Josephus Maria “ Tiny “ Kox (born May 6, 1953 in Zeelst ) is a Dutch politician. As a member of the Socialist Party (SP) has-been he was member of the Senate as well as Senate leader since 10 June 2003. Read More…

Andreas Kiefer

Andreas Kiefer (born 6 October 1957 in Salzburg ) is Secretary General of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe , an institution representing local and regional authorities of the 47 member states of the Council of Europe . Read More…