1287 th Meeting of the Committee of Ministers (29 May 2017) EUDEL Statement on Ukraine's decision to block a number of Russia-based online services, including social media platforms in Ukraine - On 28 April the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine made a decision to block
The fight against racism is at the core of the common values that tie together the EU and the Council of Europe. As the respective debate currently gains salience in the public sphere, it is a good opportunity to remember the relevant initiatives of the two organisations. This is even more important
As the Greek government has recently taken over the chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, a new set of priorities has been advanced for May-November 2020. The ambition is to set out an effective crisis response in full compliance with the fundamental values of the
“If I tried to explain in one word the relations between the EU and the Council of Europe, I would use the word ‘care’. The EU cares about multilateralism and strong regionalism. We care about our continent and we have a dream to make this continent a strong field of human rights, rule of law and
The death penalty is incompatible with human dignity. It's inhumane and degrading treatment. It has no proven deterrent, allowing irreversible and fatal judicial errors. All of the EU has proudly abolished the death penalty.
At the Paris climate conference in December 2015, 195 countries agreed to the world's first universal action plan to tackle climate change by limiting global warming to ‘well below 2°C’. This historic achievement was just the beginning – now every country must turn their promises into action.