International response to the Second Chechen War

The second edition of the Second Chechen War , which began in 1999. The governments of the United States and other countries condemned deaths and expulsions among civilians. The United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNHCR) passed two resolutions in 2000 and 2001 condemning human rights violations in Chechnya and requiring Russia to set up an independent national commission of inquiry to investigate the matter. However, a third resolution on these lines failed in 2004. The Council of Europe in multiple resolutions and statements between 2003 and 2007 called on Russia (a member of the Council) to cease human rights violations. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Between 2005 and 2007, Chechens Against the Russian Government. Read More…

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The Joint Council of Youth of the Council of Europe is the supreme decision and policy-making body for the Council of Europe’s governmental and non-governmental partners in the Youth Department. It is composed of all members of the European Steering Committee on Youth and all members of the Advisory Council on Youth.

The task of the Joint Council, in a spirit of co-management, is to develop a common position on: Read More…

Thomas Hammarberg

Thomas Hammarberg (born 2 January 1942 in Örnsköldsvik , Sweden ) is a Swedish diplomat and human rights defender .

He held the post of Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights in Strasbourg from 1 April 2006 to 31 March 2012. He succeeded the first Commissioner, Álvaro Gil-Robles . Read More…

Group of States Against Corruption

The Group of States against Corruption ( French : Group of States against Corruption , GRECO), the Council of Europe ’s anti- corruption monitoring body icts with Headquarters in Strasbourg (France), Was Established, in 1999 as an enlarged Partial Agreement by 17 Council of Europe member states. Read More…

Álvaro Gil-Robles

Álvaro Gil-Robles and Gil-Delgado (born September 9, 1944 in Lisbon , Portugal ) is a Spanish lawyer and human rights activist .

He was the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe from 15 October 1999 to 31 March 2006. He was the first person to occupy this position and was succeeded by Thomas Hammarberg .

From 2000 to 2005, he visited various organizations for their future improvement. Read More…

Film Award of the Council of Europe

The Council of Europe Film Award (FACE) is presented at the Istanbul International Film Festival by the Council of Europe to the director Whose entry to the festival raises public awareness and interest in human rights issues and Promotes a better understanding of Their significance. Read More…

European Prison Rules

The European Prison Rules were drawn up by the Council of Europe . They are intended to provide non-legally binding standards [1] on the principles and practices of treatment of detainees and the management of detention facilities . Read More…

European Local Democracy Week

The „European Local Democracy Week“ is an annual event with national and local events organized by participating local authorities in the Council of Europe . The purpose is to foster the knowledge of local democracy and promote the idea of ​​democratic participation at a local level. While the week is overseen by the Council of Europe, it is each local and regional environment that organizes events centered on the selected theme. Read More…

European decency threshold

The Social Charter INITIALLY defined what Many UK campaigning groups termed the Council of Europe decency threshold in the 1960s as 68% of average earnings Within a national economy . The definition of such a change in the net income (as of July 2004 ).

There are a number of discrepancies between the UK and the UK, and it is understood by the Secretariat of the European Social Charter. The exact origins of the term ‚Council of Europe Decency Threshold‘ are vague, but it is said that the Council of Europe did not create it. It is now more commonly referred to as the ‚European Social Charter Adequate Remuneration Threshold‘ or ESCART. Read More…