28-07-2015 Ukraine | The Council of Europe | Analytics | Information Materials

Council of Europe anti-torture Committee publishes Ukrainian response to the report on the measures taken to investigate ill-treatment of detained persons by law enforcement officials during the Maidan events in Kyiv.

10-06-2015 Ukraine | Human Rights | Law | The Council of Europe

Council of Europe standards still apply in Ukraine, said the Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland in response to a notification by Ukraine that it would derogate from the European Convention on Human Rights under Article 15 of the Convention.

09-06-2015 Humanitarian and Social Issues | Human Rights | Institutional Issues | Law | Minority Rights | The Council of Europe

The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) today published conclusions on the implementation of a number of recommendations made to Andorra, Croatia, Denmark, Sweden and Ukraine which had been released in 2012.

27-05-2015 Law | Politics & Policies | The Council of Europe

Belarus seeks to address corruption, but results of the implementation of previous recommendations are clearly disappointing, says the summary of the Compliance report by the Council of Europes Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) published today.

21-04-2015 Ukraine | Politics & Policies | Security | Visa/Migration/Borders | The Council of Europe

"Human rights are universal. Refugees must be able to live in dignity and in decent conditions! As a guardian of human rights and fundamental freedoms, our Assembly is duty bound to ring the alarm bell and launch a discussion about how we can better address the migration issue from a human rights perspective", said Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly President Anne Brasseur when opening the spring session, which has an urgent debate on "The human tragedy in the Mediterranean: immediate action needed" scheduled for Thursday 23 April.

29-09-2014 Human Rights | The Council of Europe | Azerbaijan

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has awarded its annual Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize to jailed Azerbaijani human rights activist Anar Mammadli.

18-08-2014 Ukraine | Politics & Policies | Security | The Council of Europe

The EU expressed its concern at the worsening crisis in Eastern Ukraine and its humanitarian impact on the civilian population. Ministers expressed their support to the sovereignty, territorial integrity, unity and independence of Ukraine. The Council called on the Russian Federation, Ukraine, the United States and the OSCE to join the EU in finding a political, sustainable solution to this crisis.

09-07-2014 Ukraine | Law | Political Dialogue between Ukraine and EU | Politics & Policies | The Council of Europe

Strasbourg, 8 July 2014 - The Vice-Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodimir Hroisman on Tuesday met Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland to discuss constitutional and judicial reforms.

27-05-2014 Human Rights | The Council of Europe | Azerbaijan

With Azerbaijan taking over the Chairmanship at the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in May 2014, the Media Rights Institute has prepared a report on the execution of the ECtHR judgments against Azerbaijan.

06-05-2014 Ukraine | Cross-Border Cooperation | Institutional Issues | Politics & Policies | The Council of Europe

At the official website the Parliamentary of the Council of Europe has published a statement of the pre-electoral delegation from the PACE to observe over pre-term elections of the President of Ukraine on the outcomes of their visit to Ukraine on April 29-30, 2014.

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