The detention of 13 prominent academics and civil society representatives in Turkey on 16 November 2018 is of concern. Although 12 of the 13 individuals have been released on bail, we remain concerned about the ongoing detention of civil society representative Yiğit Aksakoğlu as well as the prolonged detention of Mr Kavala and many others.
Violence against women, which is a grave violation of human rights and a form of discrimination against women is still widespread across the world. The perception that harassment of or violence against women is normal and acceptable is wrong and must end. We all have a responsibility to prevent all forms of violence against women and girls as well as domestic violence, exploitation, and abuse.
Notre Délégation organise en partenariat avec le Consulat Général des Etats-Unis à Strasbourg et l'Ecole nationale supérieure d'architecture de Strasbourg (ENSAS) une conférence-débat sur le sujet de l'urbanisme en Europe et aux Etats-Unis après les Guerres mondiales jusqu'à aujourd'hui. La discussion sera suivie d'une exposition appelée Archifoto ainsi que d'un cocktail.
The EU welcomes the Secretary General’s eighteenth consolidated report on the conflict in Georgia. The EU considers important to keep this issue high on the political agenda of the CoE and encourages the Secretary General to continue the submission of such reports covering, inter alia, the question of human rights protection in the areas affected by the conflict in Georgia.